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DERMATITIS OF EYELIDS

DERMATITIS OF EYELIDS This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Within the past four years I have seen 40 private patients because of a dermatitis of the eyelids. In most of them both upper lids have been involved and in about half of the number one or both lower lids as well. Because of the discomfort and disfigurement caused by the eruption, 36 of these patients have cooperated in an attempt to learn the cause of the trouble. Investigation was made by (a) a carefully taken history; (b) patch tests with suspected substances; (c) elimination of suspected substances and observation of results, and (d) examination of other portions of the body, especially of the hands and the face, for small patches of dermatitis. It should be borne in mind that the eyelids are so much more sensitive than most of the skin that an irritating contact may cause an eruption of the lid and produce only slight http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology American Medical Association

DERMATITIS OF EYELIDS

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Within the past four years I have seen 40 private patients because of a dermatitis of the eyelids. In most of them both upper lids have been involved and in about half of the number one or both lower lids as well. Because of the discomfort and disfigurement caused by the eruption, 36 of these patients have cooperated in an attempt to learn the cause of...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1944 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6029
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1944.01510100029008
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Within the past four years I have seen 40 private patients because of a dermatitis of the eyelids. In most of them both upper lids have been involved and in about half of the number one or both lower lids as well. Because of the discomfort and disfigurement caused by the eruption, 36 of these patients have cooperated in an attempt to learn the cause of the trouble. Investigation was made by (a) a carefully taken history; (b) patch tests with suspected substances; (c) elimination of suspected substances and observation of results, and (d) examination of other portions of the body, especially of the hands and the face, for small patches of dermatitis. It should be borne in mind that the eyelids are so much more sensitive than most of the skin that an irritating contact may cause an eruption of the lid and produce only slight

Journal

Archives of Dermatology and SyphilologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1944

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