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Document ID (ISN)75724
CIS number 00-1683
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kanerva L., Estlander T.
Title Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from colophony in 2 dental nurses
Bibliographic information Dec. 1999, Vol.41, No.6, p.342-343. 14 ref.
Abstract This article reports the cases of two dental nurses, one with fingertip dermatitis, the other with irritant contact dermatitis. They both had a previous episode of hand dermatitis. Patch testing showed a positive reaction to colophony, a substance present in dental varnishes, pastes and disinfectants.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; dental services; eczema; colophony
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; case study; skin tests; hand; allergy tests; dermatitis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Skin diseases