Worn down nails after acrylic nail removal

Timothy P. Wu, Brian W. Morrison, Antonella Tosti

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Worn-down nail syndrome is a nail disorder characterized by thinning of the distal nail plate caused by repetitive chemical or mechanical trauma. We present a previously undescribed source of worn-down nail syndrome caused by trauma from nail filing after acrylic nail removal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalDermatology online journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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