Occupational respiratory hypersensitivity caused by preparations containing acrylates in dental personnel.

@article{Piiril1998OccupationalRH,
  title={Occupational respiratory hypersensitivity caused by preparations containing acrylates in dental personnel.},
  author={P{\"a}ivi Piiril{\"a} and Lasse Kanerva and Helena M Keskinen and Tuula Estlander and Maija L. Hyt{\"o}nen and Matti O Tuppurainen and Henrik Nordman},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={1404-11}
}
BACKGROUND Allergic contact dermatitis caused by acrylate compounds is common in dental personnel; they also often complain of work-related respiratory or conjunctival symptoms. OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to report the cases of acrylates induced respiratory hypersensitivity in dental personnel diagnosed in Finland during the last 6 years. METHODS Occupational asthma, rhinitis, laryngitis and pharyngitis cases were diagnosed according to patient history, PEF monitoring, and a… CONTINUE READING

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