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[Diagnostic criteria for occupational allergic diseases].

Authors
  • Turcić, Nada1
  • Zavalić, Marija
  • 1 Commission for Disability Revision, Croatian Institute of Retirement Insurance and Zagreb, Croatia. [email protected] , (Croatia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta medica Croatica : casopis Hravatske akademije medicinskih znanosti
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
65
Issue
2
Pages
203–208
Identifiers
PMID: 22359888
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Exposure to allergens at workplace is more frequent nowadays. The most common occupational allergic diseases with proven association of the disease and occupational exposure determining damage to function and/or morphology and confirming the disease by diagnostic workup are occupational allergic rhinitis, occupational asthma, allergic alveolitis and allergic contact dermatitis. This paper describes diagnostic algorithms of differential diagnosis to confirm the diagnosis of occupational disease and to take measures for preserving functional capacity of the employees.

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