• Stefanie E. PentingaEmail author
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Spices can elicit dermatitis in employees. Most involved skin sites in allergic contact dermatitis to spices are the palmar site of the hands, the fingertips, the face, and the mouth. But dermatitis can occur anywhere at the skin. Epicutaneous and intracutaneous tests with spices can be useful diagnostic tools.


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  1. 1.Department of DermatologySt. Antonius HospitalUtrechtThe Netherlands

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