Discusses the common types of hand eczema and the indication for patch testingIncludes several chapters devoted to occupational exposureContains an extensive color atlas of the various types of hand eczema, including the types seen in different occupationsExamines specific treatments, such as UV-light, X-ray, and corticosteroids, as well as guidelines for management of hand eczema Often long lasting and incapacitating, hand eczema is one of the most common clinical conditions. Like the highly-successful, bestselling first edition, this new and updated version of Hand Eczema presents a comprehensive review of all aspects of this common skin disease. This authoritative and well-researched Second Edition covers everything from classification and immunology of the basic mechanism of eczema reaction, to clinical types (particularly irritant, allergic, atopic, and hyperkeratotic hand eczema), epidemiology, occupational aspects, and treatment modalities. What's New In The Second Edition? o Information on risk factors o Chapters on toxicological and clinical aspects Featuring edited chapters by leading researchers in the field, this volume also contains an extensive atlas of full-color photographs depicting the various types of hand eczema. For dermatologists, occupational health physicians, cosmetologists, and researchers at pharmaceutical companies, this book is an indispensable reference.