Metals Causing Contact Dermatitis in Varanasi
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Singh K K, Singh G. Metals Causing Contact Dermatitis in Varanasi. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1987;53:31-32
AbstractContact dermatitis due to jewellery was studied in 22 cases. All the patients showed positive patch tests with at least one antigen. Nickel was the most common sensitizer followed in the order of frequency by copper, chromium, cobalt and silver. male Female to ratio was 1: 3.66. Wrist was affected in the majority.