Nickel allergy in patch-tested female hairdressers and assessment of nickel release from hairdressers' scissors and crochet hooks.

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BACKGROUND Hand eczema as well as nickel contact allergy is prevalent among hairdressers. Recently, two female hairdressers were diagnosed with nickel contact allergy-related hand eczema following prolonged skin contact with scissors and crochet hooks used during work. OBJECTIVES To determine the proportion of hairdressers' scissors and crochet hooks that… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0536.2009.01624.x

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@article{Thyssen2009NickelAI, title={Nickel allergy in patch-tested female hairdressers and assessment of nickel release from hairdressers' scissors and crochet hooks.}, author={Jacob Pontoppidan Thyssen and Kristina Milting and Anne Bregnh\oj and Heidi S\osted and Jeanne Duus Johansen and Torkil Menn{\'e}}, journal={Contact dermatitis}, year={2009}, volume={61 5}, pages={281-6} }