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Occupational Allergic Contact Dermatitis: New Facets

  • An E. GoossensEmail author
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Abstract

Recent literature reports are focusing on occupational contact allergens such as biocides, resins, rubber additives, drugs, and, to a minor extent, botanically derived materials and metals. Immediate-type and delayed-type reactions occur. Particular attention should be given to airborne contact dermatitis, with which respiratory and also other systemic symptoms may occasionally be associated. Some of the most recently published occupational culprits that came to my attention, as well as some cases identified in our department, will be discussed and illustrated here.

Keywords

Contact Dermatitis Allergic Contact Dermatitis Triphenyl Phosphite Hand Dermatitis Rubber Additive 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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