Both irritant and allergic contact dermatitis can occur together and it is not uncommon for an employee to be exposed to several irritants and sensitisers simultaneously. An irritant contact dermatitis may also develop first, rendering the skin more susceptible to penetration by sensitisers. It is also possible that an original allergic contact dermatitis might be later sustained by an irritant.
Can a worker have both types of dermatitis together? Print
Created by: Michal Wochna
Modified on: Fri, 2 Jun, 2017 at 10:15 AM
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