Allergic sensitization of the skin and nails to acrylic plastic nails.

  title={Allergic sensitization of the skin and nails to acrylic plastic nails.},
  author={Alexander A. Fisher and A Franks and H I GLICK},
  journal={The Journal of allergy},
  volume={28 1},
I RECENT months there has been made available plastic material which can be fashioned into artificial “finger-nails” that are advertised “for those who want long nails.” In addition, the plastic nails may be used by persons who wish to disguise dystrophic or diseased nails or who wish to discourage nail, biting. This plastic material is essentially the same as that used in acrylic dentures, and is marketed as a liquid monomer and powder polymer. The liquid monomer is methyl methacrylate, and… CONTINUE READING


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