Contact Dermatitis to Metals in Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
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Sharma N L, Sharma R C. Contact Dermatitis to Metals in Shimla (Himachal Pradesh). Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1985;51:148-150
AbstractMetal dermatitis accounted for 13% of the total contact dermatitis cases and about 0.17% of the total outpatient attendance. Nickel was the commonest sensitizer (34.90%). Cobalt, copper, aluminum and iron sensitivity was seen in 13.6%, 6.8%, 2.3% and 4.5% cases respectively. There was a complete absence of chromate sensitivity.