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Document ID (ISN)21137
CIS number 74-1079
ISSN - Serial title 0009-0514 - Československá dermatologie
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Suntych F.
Title Incidence of occupational skin diseases in Czechoslovakia in 1971
Original title Výskyt kožních nemocí z povolání v Československu v roce 1971 [in Czech]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1973, Vol.48, No.2, p.73-80.
Abstract In 1971, 5,124 new cases of occupational diseases, including 2,412 cases of skin diseases, were reported in Czechoslovakia. The average for the preceding years was 5,000 cases. 14 cases of dermatitis and 2 of skin cancer (due to prolonged exposure to ionising radiations) were reported. The following chemical substances are listed among the principal causative agents: petroleum products (364 cases), plastics (269), chromium (98), rubber and chemical products used in the rubber industry (91), organic dyestuffs (64), etc. The 875 cases of occupational skin infection are broken down as follows: 715 cases of trichophytosis, 67 of milker's nodule, 74 of erysipeloid, etc.
Descriptors (primary) skin diseases; Czechoslovakia
Descriptors (secondary) radiodermatitis; sensitization; plastics; natural rubber; insecticides; erysipeloid; dyes; trichophytosis; skin cancer; infectious skin diseases; milker's nodule; statistics; disinfectants; chromium; petroleum products
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Bacterial and parasitic diseases