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Acute and Recurrent Vesicular Hand Dermatitis Not Pompholyx or Dyshidrosis

Frances J. Storrs, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2007;143(12):1578-1580. doi:10.1001/archderm.143.12.1578.
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In this issue, Guillet et al1 discuss the potential causes of pompholyx in 120 patients they studied during a 3-year period. For dermatologists interested in hand eczemas, this study highlights issues that can confound any hand eczema study.

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