Consequences of having hand eczema.

  title={Consequences of having hand eczema.},
  author={Birgitta Meding and Gunnar Swanbeck},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  volume={23 1},
Consequences of hand eczema were studied in 1238 patients who had the diagnosis confirmed in a prevalence study of hand eczema in the population of Gothenburg. It was found that 2/3 of the patients had consulted a doctor on some occasion and 1/5 had been on sick leave for their hand eczema. The mean total time on sick leave was 18.9 weeks, the median 8 weeks. Patients in service occupations reported more periods of sick leave than other occupational groups. Local steroid preparations were used… CONTINUE READING

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