Classification of hand eczema: clinical and aetiological types. Based on the guideline of the Danish Contact Dermatitis Group.

@article{Johansen2011ClassificationOH,
  title={Classification of hand eczema: clinical and aetiological types. Based on the guideline of the Danish Contact Dermatitis Group.},
  author={Jeanne D Johansen and Marianne Hald and Bo Lasthein Andersen and Grete Laurberg and Anne Danielsen and Christian Avnstorp and Berit Kristensen and Ove Kristensen and Knud Kaaber and Jens Thormann and Torkil Menn{\'e} and Niels Kren Veien},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  year={2011},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={13-21}
}
BACKGROUND No generally accepted classification scheme for hand eczema exists. The Danish Contact Dermatitis Group recently developed a guideline defining common clinical types and providing criteria for aetiological types. OBJECTIVES To test the concepts of this guideline in a group of hand eczema patients. METHODS Seven hundred and ten hand eczema patients were included from seven dermatology clinics in Denmark. The hand eczema was classified into one of five clinical types, with standard… CONTINUE READING

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