Metal Allergy: From Dermatitis to Implant and Device Failure By Jennifer K Chen
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 569 Pages | ISBN : 3319585029 | 20.96 MB
This volume opens by providing a comprehensive overview of the use and regulation of metals in our society, metal properties, and available testing methodologies. Common and uncommon metal allergens and sources of exposure are then reviewed in depth, detailing allergic responses and paying special consideration to select patient populations. In the general population, the prevalence of metal allergy is high. Environmental sources of metal exposure include jewelry, clothing, electronic devices, coins, leather, diet, and occupational exposure.