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June 1972

School Desk Dermatitis: Primary Irritant Contact Dermatitis to Fiberglass

Author Affiliations

Camp Lejeune, NC

From the Dermatology Service, Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune, NC. Dr. Jetton is now with the Division of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1972;105(6):890-891. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620090060012

A patient had a primary irritant contact dermatitis to fiberglass. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case in which the source of contact is thought to be fiberglass-reinforced plastic chairs.