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Document ID (ISN)78707
CIS number 02-820
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lee J.Y., Yoo J.M., Cho B.K., Kim H.O.
Title Contact dermatitis in Korean dental technicians
Bibliographic information July 2001, Vol.45, No.1, p.13-16. Illus. 13 ref.
Internet access 02-0820.pdf [in English]
Abstract This study investigated the frequency, characteristics and causative factors of contact dermatitis in 49 Korean dental technicians. 22 (44.9%) subjects had contact dermatitis, present or past, and the site involved was the hand for all of them. Metals, including potassium dichromate (24.5%), nickel sulfate (18.4%), mercury ammonium chloride (16.3%), cobalt chloride (12.2%) and palladium chloride (10.2%), showed high positive rates in patch test results. 7 positive reactions to the various polyacrylates were found in 3 subjects.
Descriptors (primary) sensitization dermatitis; palladium chloride; nickel sulfate; mercury and compounds; cobalt (II) chloride; dental assistants; polyacrylates; eczema; skin tests; potassium dichromate; metals
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceKorea, Republic of
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Mercury and compounds
Skin diseases
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Halogens and their inorganic compounds