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February 1967

Contact Dermatitis to a New Nail Hardener

Author Affiliations

Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala

From the Department of Dermatology, USAF Hospital, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

Arch Dermatol. 1967;95(2):199. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01600320055008

A second case of allergic contact dermatitis to a new nail hardener is reported. Pruritic paronychial dermatitis and onycholysis improved spontaneously. Patch tests gave positive reactions to two different constituents of this cosmetic.

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