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Vibrio vulnificus septic shock due to a contaminated tattoo





Vibrio vulnificus septic shock due to a contaminated tattoo

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 30/05/2017 - 07:14 pm



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Overview:

The authors report a lethal case of septic shock in a patient with pre-existing chronic liver disease subsequent to leg tattooing and then seawater exposure in the Gulf of Mexico.



Title:
Vibrio vulnificus septic shock due to a contaminated tattoo.


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High


Publication:
BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-220199.


Authors:
Hendren N, Sukumar S, Glazer CS.


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Discussion:

Clients who have major medical conditions such as chronic liver disease may be more susceptible to infections after skin penetration se ...

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