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Document ID (ISN)19300
CIS number 73-256
ISSN - Serial title 0005-9498 - Berufs-Dermatosen
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Riboldi A., Ghislanzoni G., Hofmann M.F.
Title Occupational diseases of milkers' hands
Original title Berufskrankheiten der Melkerhand [in German]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1972, Vol.20, No.4, p.166-173. Illus. 45 ref.
Abstract Classification and description of the clinical pictures of interdigital moniliasis, milkers' eczema, interdigital fistular granulomatosis, milkers' nodule, palmar hyperkeratosis and chronic occupational osteopathy. The authors report on 30 cases that they have observed personally and point to the influence of 3 aetiopathogenic factors: a mycotic factor, a viral factor and a traumatic-type physical factor. The authors claim that irritant and sensitising factors play only a negligible part.
Descriptors (primary) occupational pathology; upper extremity disorders; hand; milking
Descriptors (secondary) bone diseases; case study; viruses; aetiology; symptoms; mycoses; pathogenesis; eczema; milker's nodule; hyperkeratosis; granulomatosis; hand injuries; candidiasis
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Mycoses
Bacterial and parasitic diseases