- 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
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