Upper extremity disability in workers with hand-arm vibration syndrome.

House R, Wills M, Liss G, Switzer-McIntyre S, Manno M, Lander L. Occup Med (Lond). 2009 May;59(3):167-73. Epub 2009 Mar 4. BACKGROUND: Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) is a common occupational problem and it is important to understand the disability associated with this condition. AIMS: To measure

Chronic actinic dermatitis: clinical cases, diagnostic workup, and therapeutic management.

Beach RA, Pratt MD. J Cutan Med Surg. 2009 May-Jun;13(3):121-8. ABSTRACT: Background:We report four cases of chronic actinic dermatitis (CAD) occurring in middle-aged men with significant outdoor exposure. Objectives: The aim of this report is to show the spectrum of presentations of patients wit

Patch-test results of the North American Contact Dermatitis Group 2005-2006.

Zug KA, Warshaw EM, Fowler JF Jr, Maibach HI, Belsito DL, Pratt MD, Sasseville D, Storrs FJ, Taylor JS, Mathias CG, Deleo VA,Rietschel RL, Marks J. Dermatitis. 2009 May-Jun;20(3):149-60. BACKGROUND: The North American Contact Dermatitis Group (NACDG) tests patients who have suspected