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Document ID (ISN)67319
CIS number 96-1417
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Filipe P., Almeida R.S.L.S., Rodrigo F.G.
Title Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from cephalosporins
Bibliographic information Mar. 1996, Vol.34, No.3, p.226. 3 ref.
Abstract A short case report is presented of a nurse with a 6-month history of itchy erythematous patches on the exposed skin of the forehead, perioral area, forearms and hands following preparation of cephalosporin solutions. Patch testing indicated occupational allergic dermatitis caused by exposure to 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation cephalosporins.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; drugs; nursing personnel; dermatitis; cephalosporins
Descriptors (secondary) case study; skin tests; eczema; erythema
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePortugal
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Skin diseases