occupational dermatitis


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oc·cu·pa·tion·al der·ma·ti·tis

(okyū-pāshŭn-ăl dĕrmă-tītis)
A form of contact dermatitis characterized by erythema, edema, and vesiculation; occupational hazard in dentistry.
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[4] reported on approximately 12,000 laboratory workers, in whom there were 83 cases of occupational dermatitis which included 31, 20 and 18 cases of allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis and contact urticaria, respectively.
Taylor thought that posttraumatic eczema "is very helpful in explaining a number of cases of occupational dermatitis," he reported.
Occupational dermatitis in a prefabrication construction factory.

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