Contact Dermatitis in Delhi
Chandra Manik Baruab
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Baruab CM, Singh R. Contact Dermatitis in Delhi. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1978;44:328-330
AbstractFour hundred thirty four cases of contact dermatitis were investigated for various etiological agents. Allergic -dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis constituted 1.8% and 0.4% of the total numbers of dermatology patients seen during the study period. Males (78.6%) predominated over females (21.4 %) and maximum number of cases (57 %) were in the age group 20-49 years. Various topical medicaments were the commonest contactants (40%). Vesicular fluid in case of allergic contact dermatitis showed preponderance of lymphocytes.