Smallpox Autoinoculation Via Tattoo in a Soldier





Smallpox Autoinoculation Via Tattoo in a Soldier

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 17/08/2018 - 07:25 pm



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Title:
Smallpox Autoinoculation Via Tattoo in a Soldier.


Abstract:
The Authors: "present the case of a soldier with smallpox autoinoculation, who reported receiving a tattoo directly over his inoculation site 4 days after vaccination. Initial scattered flesh-colored papules evolved over several days to classic umbilicated lesions with additional fevers, chills, myalgias, and suspected secondary infection".


Industry Significance Rating:
Medium - Industry wide monitoring is recommended.


Publication:
Military Medicine. 2018 Jul 31. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usy180.


Authors:
Carius BM, Dodge PM, Randles JD.


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Unusual complication of a tattoo in an immuno-suppressed patient





Unusual complication of a tattoo in an immuno-suppressed patient

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 20/06/2018 - 12:18 pm



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Title:
Unusual complication of a tattoo in an immunosuppressed patient.


Abstract:
The authors: "present the first documented case of inflammatory myopathy as a complication following tattooing in an immunosuppressed individual. This unusual case presented as distal thigh and medial knee pain and it was only after some time that a link to the tattoo was made".


Industry Significance Rating:
Medium - Industry wide monitoring is recommended.


Publication:

BMJ Case Reports 18 June 2018; doi:10.1136.



Authors:
William Thomas Wilson, Mannix O’Boyle, William J Leach.


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Privacy Policy Updates





Privacy Policy Updates

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 27/05/2018 - 01:56 pm



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CosmeticTattoo.org Privacy Policy As at 25/05/2018 - Our Privacy Policy has been updated to ensure compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”), please review the policy and contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Understanding Tattoos in Medicolegal Assessments





Understanding Tattoos in Medicolegal Assessments

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 07/04/2018 - 12:55 pm



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Title:
Understanding Tattoos in Medicolegal Assessments.


Abstract:
Tattoos have held different meanings throughout history, with particular significance in cultural, social, and clinical contexts. Psychiatrists have long been interested in understanding the relevance of the tattooed body in a clinical or forensic evaluation and in settling on interpretive models that hold reliable value. Some studies have indicated that tattoos may be associated with markers of high-risk behaviors, mental illness diagnosis, and personality disorders. We attempt to provide an updated and comprehensive guide for forensic evaluators, so they can incorporate the observation of tattoos into the ...

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