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European Journal of Dermatology

Occupational skin diseases Volume 16, issue 3, May-June 2006

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  • Page(s) : 324-30
  • Published in: 2006

Auteur(s) : T.L. Diepgen, L. Kanerva. Summary: Occupational skin disease in a nutshell 1. An occupational skin disease is a skin disease to which occupational exposure is a major causal or contributory factor. 2. In many countries occupational contact dermatitis ranks first among all notified occupational diseases and constitutes up to 30% of all occupational diseases. 3. 90-95% of work-related dermatoses are skin contact reactions, mostly affecting young individuals (median age of notified [...]