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Document ID (ISN)74578
CIS number 00-468
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kanerva L., Miettinen P., Alanko K., Estlander T., Jolanki R.
Title Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from glyoxal, glutaraldehyde and neomycin sulfate in a dental nurse
Bibliographic information Feb. 2000, Vol.42, No.2, p.116-117. 10 ref.
Abstract Case report of a non-atopic dental nurse with work-related hand dermatitis. Two patch test sessions gave positive reactions to glyoxal, glutaraldehyde and neomycin sulfate. The latter had been frequently used to treat her dermatitis. The sensitizations to glyoxal and glutaraldehyde were considered occupational. As the nurse had been exposed to both products, it is not clear if she developed cross-reactivity or concomitant sensitization.
Descriptors (primary) glutaraldehyde; sensitization dermatitis; dental services; neomycin; skin allergies; glyoxal
Descriptors (secondary) occupational diseases; case study; aminoglycoside antibiotics; skin tests; fingers; disinfectants; eczema
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Aldehydes
Health care services
Allergies