OCCUPATION COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH CONTACT DERMATITIS

  • Elice Wijaya
  • Luh Made Mas Rusyati
  • IGK Darmada

Abstract

Occupational skin diseases are a widespread problem. Despite numerous protective mechanisms, the skin remains vulnerable to new irritants found in the workplace. As a result, many workers in different occupations suffer from occupational skin diseases. From the data at Sanglah Hospital in Dermatology Department, it should be noted that there is increasing number of new cases of contact dermatitis in period of January 2000 until December 2005, from 10,16% until 13,36% in the next year and relatively stable in the next four years. Occupations commonly associated with contact dermatitis are agriculture workers, construction workers, dental workers, electronic workers, florists, food workers, hairdressers, haousekeeping personnel, machinist, mechanics, medical workers, office workers, photographers, printers, textile workers.

Author Biographies

Elice Wijaya

Bagian/SMF Ilmu Penyakit Kulit dan Kelamin Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar

Luh Made Mas Rusyati
Bagian/SMF Ilmu Penyakit Kulit dan Kelamin Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar
IGK Darmada
Bagian/SMF Ilmu Penyakit Kulit dan Kelamin Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat Sanglah Denpasar
How to Cite
WIJAYA, Elice; MAS RUSYATI, Luh Made; DARMADA, IGK. OCCUPATION COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH CONTACT DERMATITIS. E-Jurnal Medika Udayana, [S.l.], p. 1999-2014, dec. 2013. ISSN 2303-1395. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eum/article/view/7336>. Date accessed: 19 june 2019.

Keywords

occupational, contact dermatitis