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VALGAS, Nanashara et al. Elaioconiosis: case report. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.4, suppl.1, pp.53-56. ISSN 0365-0596.

Elaioconiosis is a work-related acneiform dermatosis which affects the exposed skin of individuals working with oils or greases. Its incidence has decreased with the introduction of personal protective equipment, personal hygiene measures and the cleaning of work clothes. Although not a rare disease, elaioconiosis is seldom reported in the literature, particularly in Brazil. Sufferers need to take time off work to proceed with the prolonged treatment to resolve the lesions caused by this condition

Keywords : Occupational dermatitis; Acneiform eruptions; Occupational medicine; Industrial oils; Lubricating Oils.

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