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Document ID (ISN)49085
CIS number 88-319
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Tosti A., Melino M., Veronesi S.
Title Contact urticaria to tobacco
Bibliographic information Apr. 1987, Vol.16, No.4, p.225-226. 5 ref.
Abstract Report of a patient whose urticaria appeared after 11 years of exposure to tobacco in a cigar and cigarette factory. None of the 750 other workers in the factory suffered from urticaria. Tobacco is well known as an irritant; it should be added to the list of agents that produce contact urticaria by an immunological mechanism.
Descriptors (primary) tobacco industry; urticaria; skin allergies; tobacco
Descriptors (secondary) long-term exposure; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Tobacco industry
Allergies