Coin exposure may cause allergic nickel dermatitis: a review.


Nickel is used in coins because the metal has beneficial properties, including price, colour, weight, and corrosion resistance, and also because it is easy to stamp. It has often been claimed that the duration of skin contact with coins is too short to cause nickel release and dermatitis. However, it is well known by dermatologists specialized in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0536.2012.02127.x


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@article{Thyssen2013CoinEM, title={Coin exposure may cause allergic nickel dermatitis: a review.}, author={Jacob Pontoppidan Thyssen and David J. Gawkrodger and Ian R. White and Anneli Julander and Torkil Menn{\'e} and Carola Lid{\'e}n}, journal={Contact dermatitis}, year={2013}, volume={68 1}, pages={3-14} }