|Document ID (ISN)||77044|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
|Convention or series no.
||Kanerva L., Alanko K., Pelttari M., Estlander T.
||Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from Compositae in agricultural work
||Apr. 2000, Vol.42, No.4, p.238-239. Illus. 15 ref.
||A 36-year-old non atopic man working as an agricultural substitute worker fir the past 12 years developed severe vesicular dermatitis on the back of his hands and milder dermatitis on his lower arms, upper chest and face. In his work, he had fed cattle with hay contaminated with weeds such as Compositae (Asteraceae), and had also been exposed to many agricultural chemicals. Away from work he was symptom-free. Patch tests with various Compositae showed a strong positive reaction. It was concluded that the patient had occupational allergic contact dermatitis from Compositae and it was recommended that he should change to a job where no exposure to such substances would occur.
||livestock rearing; sensitization dermatitis; agriculture; eczema; plants
||case study; skin tests; skin allergies
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Finland|
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)