Pattern of Contact Dermatitis Amongst Soldiers
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Tiwari V D, Tutakne M A, Dutta R K, Singh G. Pattern of Contact Dermatitis Amongst Soldiers. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1985;51:274-276
AbstractSix hundred and fifty seven cases suspected to have contact dermatitis reporting at 14 dermatological centres of armed forces hospitals during a 12-month period were investigated. One hundred sixty one cases Showed positive patch tests. Sixty-five cases showed positive patch tests with footwear materials including rubber, leather and canvas. Clothing, topical medicaments, airborne allergens and marking ink were responsible in 5.75%, 25%, 3.82% and 0.85% patients respectively.