oa South African Medical Journal - Cutaneous sensitization to external factors*
|Article Title||Cutaneous sensitization to external factors*|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jun 1949|
|Pages||483 - 486|
|Keyword(s)||Atopic dermatitis, Contact dermatitis, Cutaneous allergy, Dermatitis venenata, Eczema and Mine-workers|
An analysis is given of 454 cases of contact dermatitis. The clinical manifestations are classified as primary or local, and secondary or generalized. The phenomenon of symmetrical spread is descriptionbed. Attention is directed to the small proportion of true industrial dermatitis cases locally. Some possible methods of prevention are descriptionbed.
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