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Document ID (ISN)64690
CIS number 95-1016
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kanerva L., Estlander T., Jolanki R.
Title Occupational allergic contact dermatitis caused by thiourea compounds
Bibliographic information Oct. 1994, Vol.31, No.4, p.242-248. 48 ref.
Abstract Case reports are presented of five patients with allergic patch test reactions caused by thiourea compounds. Sources of thiourea included diphenylthiourea in neoprene gloves and pesticides, and diethylthiourea in a knee brace. Since allergic contact dermatitis by thiourea compounds can be verified only by patch testing, patients with contact dermatitis who have been exposed to thiourea compounds (such as rubber, PVC plastic or adhesive, diazo paper, paints or glue remover, anticorrosive agents, fungicides or pesticides) should be patch tested with a series of thiourea compounds.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; thioureas; allergic reactivity; eczema; allergy tests; skin allergies
Descriptors (secondary) dimethylthiourea; N,N'-diphenylthiourea; thiourea resins; ethylenethiourea; skin tests; dibutylthiourea; pesticides; diagnosis; N,N'-diethylthiourea
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases