9. Occupational Abnormalities and Contact Dermatitis

  1. Robert Baran MD2,3,
  2. David A. R. de Berker MD4,
  3. Mark Holzberg MD5 and
  4. Luc Thomas MD, PhD6
  1. Robert Baran MD2,3 and
  2. Richard J. G. Rycroft MD, FRCP, FFOM, DIH1

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118286715.ch9

Baran & Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Fourth Edition

Baran & Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Baran, R. and Rycroft, R. J. G. (2012) Occupational Abnormalities and Contact Dermatitis, in Baran & Dawber's Diseases of the Nails and their Management, Fourth Edition (eds R. Baran, D. A. R. de Berker, M. Holzberg and L. Thomas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118286715.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Franche-Comté, Cannes, France

  2. 3

    Gustave Roussy Cancer Institute, Villejuif Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France

  3. 4

    Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK

  4. 5

    Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

  5. 6

    Department of Dermatology, Lyon 1 University, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre Bénite, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Formerly, St John's Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas's Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    University of Franche-Comté, Cannes, France

  3. 3

    Gustave Roussy Cancer Institute, Villejuif Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470657355

Online ISBN: 9781118286715

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Keywords:

  • Etiology;
  • Sensitizers;
  • Paronychial infections;
  • viral infections;
  • fungal infections;
  • polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs);
  • polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Diagnosis of occupational nail disorders

  • Etiology

  • Handicap, impairment and disability

  • Clinical reaction patterns

  • Occupational nail hazards

  • Non-occupational nail hazards

  • Nail protection at work

  • Nail cosmetic hazards at work

  • References