Repeated Low-Grade Frictional Trauma
Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) was the first to write perceptively about friction and the skin. He described a simple load/pulley device to measure coefficients of friction for human skin against various materials. We have probably not made very great strides since then in really understanding the effects of friction on the skin, especially low-grade friction.
KeywordsContact Dermatitis Irritant Contact Dermatitis Occupational Skin Disease Pulp Finger Major Aetiological Factor
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