Contact Dermatitis-Table of Contents


Contact Dermatitis, Primary Irritant Type

This is generally found in men who clean grease off their hands, using either methylated spirit or a detergent or trichloroethylene parts cleaner, in mechanics who use other strong primary irritant chemicals, and in housewives who use detergents.


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Last update: February 2, 1997.