Dermatology Book


Occupational Skin Disorder

Aka: Occupational Skin Disorder, Work-Related Skin Disease, Sport-related Contact Dermatitis, Occupational Contact Dermatitis, Occupational Dermatosis
  1. See Also
    1. Contact Dermatitis
  2. Causes: Work-Related Skin Disorders
    1. Irritant Contact Dermatitis
      1. Direct cause of localized inflammation (acids, bases, water, detergents or cleansers)
      2. Wet work is associated with more than two thirds of cases
      3. Common in auto and paint industry, printers, hair dressers, and healthcare workers
    2. Allergic Contact Dermatitis
      1. Common causes include metals (esp. Nickel), epoxy, acrylics,
      2. Common in farm and forestry work, cement work, healthcare and lab workers
    3. Acne Vulgaris (oil or grease exposure)
    4. Folliculitis (oil or grease exposure)
    5. Burn Injury or mechanical injury
    6. Cellulitis and other Skin Infections
    7. Occupational Skin Cancer
  3. Causes: Sport related Contact Dermatitis
    1. Running: Lanolin, eucalyptus, benzocaine
    2. Bowling Gloves: Colophony
    3. Soccer shin guards: Urea formaldehyde
    4. Swim goggles and wetsuits: Diethylthiourea
    5. Scuba Face Masks: Isopropyl paraphenylenediamine
    6. Hockey sticks: Fiberglass
  4. Prevention
    1. See Prevention of Contact Dermatitis
  5. Resources
    1. Haz-Map (Occupational Exposure Database)
  6. References
    1. Bebko (2016) Am Fam Physician 93(12): 1000-6 [PubMed]
    2. Brooks (2003) Sports Med 33:699-708 [PubMed]
    3. Cordoro (2005) Clin Sports Med 24(3):565-98 [PubMed]
    4. Lushniak (2000) Prim Care 27(4):895-916 [PubMed]
    5. Peate (2002) Am Fam Physician 66(6):1025-40 [PubMed]

occupational; dermatosis (C1389610)

Concepts Finding (T033)
English dermatosis; occupational, occupational; dermatosis
Dutch beroepsmatig; dermatose, dermatose; beroepsmatig
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Contact dermatitis (occupational) NOS (C2888171)

Concepts Pathologic Function (T046)
ICD10 L25.9
English Contact dermatitis (occupational) NOS
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

You are currently viewing the original '\legacy' version of this website. Internet Explorer 8.0 and older will automatically be redirected to this legacy version.

If you are using a modern web browser, you may instead navigate to the newer desktop version of fpnotebook. Another, mobile version is also available which should function on both newer and older web browsers.

Please Contact Me as you run across problems with any of these versions on the website.

Navigation Tree