| ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION
|Year : 1985 | Volume
| Issue : 5 | Page : 274--276
Pattern of Contact Dermatitis Amongst Soldiers
VD Tiwari, MA Tutakne, RK Dutta, G Singh
Six 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.
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