European Journal of Dermatology


Allergic contact stomatitis caused by (meth)acrylates following sensitization by artificial nails, 20 years previously Volume 32, numéro 3, May-June 2022


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Department of Dermatology, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Japan

A 38-year-old woman presented with stomatitis and painful ulcers in the oral cavity (figure 1A) following dental treatment. Her medical history included severe contact dermatitis due to artificial nails at 18 years of age. Subsequently, she developed symptoms of contact dermatitis due to eyelash extension glue. (Meth)acrylate-induced contact dermatitis was suspected in view of its appearance after treatment for caries and the patient’s medical history. We performed closed patch testing with a (meth)acrylate [...]