John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Occupational allergic airbone contact dermatitis and delayed bronchial asthma from epoxy resin revealed by bronchial provocation test Volume 10, numéro 6, September 2000

Section of Occupational Dermatology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN-00250 Helsinki, Finland.
  • Page(s) : 475-7
  • Année de parution : 2000

Epoxy resins (ER) belong to the list of common causes of occupational allergic contact dermatitis [1, 2]. Only a few cases of immediate type allergy to ER compounds have been reported [3] although both diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A (DGEBA) (Fig. 1) ER [4, 5] and organic acid anhydride epoxy hardeners [6] are potential causes of contact urticaria and bronchial asthma. In a recent occupational asthma textbook DGEBA was not mentioned among [...]