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Document ID (ISN)102285
CIS number 03-1177
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2003
Convention or series no. DMT 95 TA 68
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Work-related eczema of the eyelids
Original title Eczéma des paupières d'origine professionnelle [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2003, No.95, p.365-371. Illus. 65 ref.
Abstract Work-related eczema of the eyelids caused by occupational factors is rare. Occupational factors are less likely to be involved than topical cosmetic or ophthalmologic creams. However, an investigation into possible occupational causes is still necessary in order to orient prevention and therapy efforts. Contents of this article on eczema of the eyelid: modes of sensitization; aetiology and exposed occupations; frequency of eyelid contact eczema; diagnosis in occupational settings; confirmation of diagnosis in specialized institutions; prognosis; prevention; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; eyes; eczema; skin allergies
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; cosmetics; skin creams; sensitization; diagnosis; medical examinations; occupation disease relation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Allergies
Skin diseases