Total amount: € 0,00
Official Journal of the Italian Society of Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 1,014
Online ISSN 1827-1820
Zanca A., Danese P., Bertazzoni M. G.
From the Divisione Dermatologica Ospedale Carlo Poma, Mantova
A 54-year-old woman developed an erythematous eruption a day after breaking a clinical mercury thermometer near her face. Mercury exanthem is an acute generalized eruption that is attributed to mercury vapour in patients previously sensitized to mercurials. The authors report some pathogenetic hypotheses suggested in medical literature.