Alcántara-Nicolás FA1, Pastor-Nieto MA2, Sánchez-Herreros C1, Pérez-Mesonero R1, Melgar-Molero V1, Ballano A1, De-Eusebio E1.
Occup Med (Lond). 2016 Dec;66(9):751-753. Epub 2016 Nov 7.Acrylates are molecules that are well known for their strong sensitizing properties. Historically, many beauticians and individuals using store-bought artificial nail products have developed allergic contact dermatitis from acrylates. More recently, the use of acrylic nails among flamenco guitarists to strengthen their nails has become very popular. A 40-year-old non-atopic male patient working as a flamenco guitarist developed dystrophy, onycholysis and paronychia involving the first four nails of his right hand. Read More