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Engravers

  • Adriene Lee
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Abstract

The risk of developing occupational skin disease in engravers is small as most engraving is mechanized. Potential irritant exposures include detergents, solvents, etching acids and friction. Potential contact allergen exposures include metals, resins and thioureas. In addition to contact dermatitis, corns, callosities and yellow stained skin has been described in engravers.

Keywords

Engraving Laser engraving Photoengraving Etching 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyMonash Medical CentreMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of DermatologySt Vincents Hospital MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.Occupational Dermatology Research and Education CentreSkin and Cancer Foundation VictoriaMelbourneAustralia

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