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Document ID (ISN)106592
CIS number 07-624
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Aboín González S., Herras Mendaza F., Díaz Ley B., Alvárez Collado L., Casado Fariñas I., Alonso Martín M.J., Conde-Salazar Gómez L.
Title Lichenoid contact dermatitis due to film developers
Original title Dermatitis de contacto liquenoide por reveladores fotográficos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2006, Vol.LII, No.202, p.29-37. Illus. 28 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This article describes the case of a 29 year old man who had been working for 4.5 years in a photographic film development workshop and was occasionally involved in machine repair. He developed a prurient eruption on the fingers, arms and forearms, five days after having been in contact with a developer. Injuries were of the lichenoid type, and skin tests showed a positive reaction to CD-2 (N,N-diethyl-2-methyl-1,4-phenylene-diamine hydrochloride). The particular aspect of this case was that there was a dissemination of the lesions in locations where there had been no contact with the developer. After ceasing all contact with the developer, the lesions disappeared progressively.
Descriptors (primary) eczema; CD-2; developers; lichen
Descriptors (secondary) skin tests; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases