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ID (ISN) del documento41235
Número CIS 84-190
ISSN - Título de la serie 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Peltonen L., Fräki J.
Título Prevalence of dichromate sensitivity
Información bibliográfica May 1983, Vol.9, No.3, p.190-194. Illus. 18 ref.
Resumen 822 healthy volunteers were tested in Finland. 2% of the 410 men and 1.5% of the 412 women had a positive patch test reaction to 0.5% potassium dichromate in petrolatum. 10 of the 14 positive reactions occurred among the 110 offset printers, lithographers and printing plant cleaners, who were exposed occupationally to chromium. Eczema of the hand or face was present in 11 of the 14 subjects with a positive response. In 2981 clinic patients tested over 5 years, the result was positive in 6.8% of the men and 2.8% of the women. Industries with a rate of over 10% were: building, radio and TV, graphics, and leather. The rates were again much higher in subjects with occupational eczema of the hands.
Descriptores (primarios) imprenta; cromatos; alergias cutáneas
Descriptores (secundarios) morbilidad; cromo; tests de alergia; eczema
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Skin diseases
Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Inorganic substances