Epidemio-allergological study in 155 cases of footwear dermatitis.

  title={Epidemio-allergological study in 155 cases of footwear dermatitis.},
  author={Sanjib Chowdhuri and S. K. Ghosh},
  journal={Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology},
  volume={73 5},
BACKGROUND Footwear dermatitis represents a distinct and common group among all types of contact dermatitis cases seen in India. This ailment, however, often remains undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or empirically diagnosed without pinpointing the contributory allergens. AIMS This study was undertaken to detect the epidemio-allergological pattern of footwear dermatitis in India. METHODS A total number of 155 cases with footwear dermatitis were evaluated from July 2005 to June 2006, by detailed… CONTINUE READING