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Document ID (ISN)110304
CIS number 09-1312
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Andersen S.L., Rastogi S.C., Andersen K.E.
Title Occupational allergic contact dermatitis to hydroxyethyl methacrylate (2-HEMA) in a manicurist
Bibliographic information July 2009, Vol.61, No.1, p.48-50. 11 ref.
Abstract A 35-year-old woman who had been a manicurist for 14 years, presented at the dermatology department of a Danish hospital with hand eczema and severe pulpitis and nail dystrophy. Patch tests were carried out with standard series and specific products, including selected allergens from a series of adhesives and acrylate chemicals. A positive reaction was found to hydroxyethyl methacrylate, a component of artificial nails.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; hydroxyethyl methacrylate; beauty parlours; women; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) case study; Denmark; skin tests; nail dystrophy; allergy tests; eczema
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Hairdressing & beauty parlours