occupational acne

occupational acne

[‚ä·kyə′pā·shən·əl ′ak·nē]
(medicine)
Acne acquired from regular exposure to acnegenic materials in certain industries; disappears when the cause is removed.
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Occupational acne is caused by exposures to chemicals in the workplace, including cutting oils used in the tool and dye industry or, in the case of chloracne, chlorine.
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