IJDVL Home  
 

  
Year : 1991  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 174-177

Footwear Dermatitis - Clinical Patterns and Contact Allergens

S Handa1, SC Sharma2, VK Sharma3, S Kaur4 
1 
2 
3 
4 

Correspondence Address:
S Handa


Thirty patients suspected of contact dermatitis of footwear studied to evaluate various clinical presentations and possible sensitizers. SQVSQ chappals and sandals were suspected alone in 12, a combination of open and closed shoes in 15 and closed shoes alone in 3 patients. Commonest affected sites were dorsa of feet and toes in 14 and dorsa of feet corresponding to the shape of footwear in 12 patients. Patch tests were done using a battery of sixteen allergens. Positive patch tests were seen in 29 patients. Rubber chemicals were the commonest allergens detected in 26 patients, dyes in 10, leather in 6, glues and neoprene cements in 4 and rubber material from suspected footwear as such in 4 patients respectively.


How to cite this article:
Handa S, Sharma S C, Sharma V K, Kaur S. Footwear Dermatitis - Clinical Patterns and Contact Allergens.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1991;57:174-177


How to cite this URL:
Handa S, Sharma S C, Sharma V K, Kaur S. Footwear Dermatitis - Clinical Patterns and Contact Allergens. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 1991 [cited 2020 Oct 27 ];57:174-177
Available from: https://www.ijdvl.com/article.asp?issn=0378-6323;year=1991;volume=57;issue=3;spage=174;epage=177;aulast=Handa;type=0


 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
 Site Map | Home | Contact Us | Feedback | Copyright and disclaimer