Clinical aspects of occupational contact dermatitis
Skin disease constitutes about one-quarter of all occupational diseases. Pulmonary problems, muscle skeletal disorders and mental illness comprise the great majority of the other occupational diseases. Of the occupational dermatoses contact dermatitis is the most important. In this chapter the following aspects of contact dermatitis are discussed: etiology, clinical features, analysis and finally treatment and prevention. The emphasis is on clinical approach, illustrated through several cases.
KeywordsAtopic Dermatitis Contact Dermatitis Allergic Contact Dermatitis Sesquiterpene Lactone Occupational Disease
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