Occupational hyperkeratoses in carpet installers.

  • James Wahlberg
  • Published 1985 in American journal of industrial medicine


A field investigation among carpet installers in Stockholm, Sweden, revealed a peculiar hyperkeratosis on the knuckles and dorsal aspects of the hands and feet. The hyperkeratoses usually took some years to develop and were a result of repeated trauma to the skin from friction and pressure. 


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