Outbreak of Tattoo-Associated Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Skin Infections





Outbreak of Tattoo-Associated Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Skin Infections

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 21/11/2018 - 02:23 pm



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Outbreak of Tattoo-Associated Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Skin Infections


Abstract:
BACKGROUND: On April 29, 2015, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) was notified by a local dermatologist of three patients with suspect nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection after receiving tattoos at a local tattoo studio. CONCLUSIONS: WGS and SNP analyses identified the tap water and the bottle of greywash tattoo ink as the sources of the NTM infections.


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Publication:
Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Nov 17. doi: ...

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Atypical Intraepidermal Melanocytic Proliferation Masked by a Tattoo: Implications for Tattoo Artist





Atypical Intraepidermal Melanocytic Proliferation Masked by a Tattoo: Implications for Tattoo Artist

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 20/09/2018 - 01:07 pm



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Atypical Intraepidermal Melanocytic Proliferation Masked by a Tattoo: Implications for Tattoo Artists and Public Health Campaigns.


Abstract:
The Authors; present a case of an atypical intraepidermal melanocytic proliferation masked by a large tattoo in a 39-year-old Caucasian male. Tattooed skin can be difficult to examine, particularly when the tattoos are dark, pigmented, and extensive. We demonstrate that a careful examination of tattooed skin leads to the early detection of atypical melanocytic proliferations. We present an extensive review of literature related to the relationship between tattoos and skin cancer, as well as public health recommendations for tat ...

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Inadvertent corneal pigmentation following cosmetic blepharopigmentation





Inadvertent corneal pigmentation following cosmetic blepharopigmentation

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 16/09/2018 - 11:04 am



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Inadvertent corneal pigmentation following cosmetic blepharopigmentation.


Abstract:
The Authors: present a case of inadvertent corneal pigmentation as a complication of cosmetic eyelid tattooing. A 63 year old woman presented with left eye redness and irritation 3 days after undergoing permanent eyeliner tattooing of her upper and lower eyelids. On ocular examination a black pigmentation of the nasal cornea in her left eye was observed, with associated conjunctival injection. Initial slit lamp attempts of pigment removal were unsuccessful.


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Chemical conjunctivitis and diffuse lamellar keratitis after removal of eyelash extensions





Chemical conjunctivitis and diffuse lamellar keratitis after removal of eyelash extensions

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 26/08/2018 - 02:55 pm



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Chemical conjunctivitis and diffuse lamellar keratitis after removal of eyelash extensions.


Abstract:
The authors: present a unique case of a 46-year-old female with a prior history of laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) who presented with bilateral chemical conjunctivitis and diffuse lamellar keratitis (DLK) secondary to epithelial defects following the misapplication of eyelash extension removal gel.


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High - Industry alert, report has major implications related to health and safety.


Publication:
American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports. 2018 Aug 4;12:21-23. doi: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2018.07.007. eCollection 2018 ...

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