Contact Dermatitis of Hands
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Singh G, Singh K K. Contact Dermatitis of Hands. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1986;52:152-154
AbstractContact dermatitis of the hands was studied in 70 patients showing exclusive involvement of the hands. They were patch tested with various antigens. Forty one patients showed positive patch tests to one or more antigens. Females showed a higher rate of positivity than males. Female to male ratio was 2. 72. Vegetables (68.8%) were the most common sensitizer followed by soaps and medicaments.