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Occupational Skin Disease

Occupational Skin Disease 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 Although diseases of the skin have featured prominently in every scholarly treatise concerned with occupational illness since the writings of Paracelsus (1493 to 1541), Agricola (1494 to 1555), and Ramazzini (1633 to 1714), a compendium on this subject was not written until 1915. It is of interest that only one reference work at a time has been in print for each generation of students, teachers, and medical practitioners during this century. The "Promethean" contribution of R. Prosser White, entitled The Dermatergoses or Occupational Affections of the Skin was published in four editions (HK Lewis, 1915, 1920, 1928, 1934), followed by the remarkably comprehensive volume of Schwartz and Tulipan (and Birmingham in the third edition), Occupational Diseases of the Skin (Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1939, 1947, 1957). In contrast, Robert Adams' book, published in 1969, Occupational Contact Dermatitis (Lea & Febiger, was limited in scope intentionally, but it clearly served as http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Occupational Skin Disease

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 121 (6) – Jun 1, 1985

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1985 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1985.01660060122038
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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 Although diseases of the skin have featured prominently in every scholarly treatise concerned with occupational illness since the writings of Paracelsus (1493 to 1541), Agricola (1494 to 1555), and Ramazzini (1633 to 1714), a compendium on this subject was not written until 1915. It is of interest that only one reference work at a time has been in print for each generation of students, teachers, and medical practitioners during this century. The "Promethean" contribution of R. Prosser White, entitled The Dermatergoses or Occupational Affections of the Skin was published in four editions (HK Lewis, 1915, 1920, 1928, 1934), followed by the remarkably comprehensive volume of Schwartz and Tulipan (and Birmingham in the third edition), Occupational Diseases of the Skin (Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1939, 1947, 1957). In contrast, Robert Adams' book, published in 1969, Occupational Contact Dermatitis (Lea & Febiger, was limited in scope intentionally, but it clearly served as

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Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1985

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