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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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Title:
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.


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


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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.


Industry Significance Rating:
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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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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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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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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Scarless Breast Reconstruction: Indications and Techniques for Optimizing Aesthetic Outcomes





Scarless Breast Reconstruction: Indications and Techniques for Optimizing Aesthetic Outcomes

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 07/04/2018 - 11:48 am



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Title:
Scarless Breast Reconstruction: Indications and Techniques for Optimizing Aesthetic Outcomes in Autologous Breast Reconstruction.


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In this article the author; "reviews a cohort of 10 patients who underwent 14 autologous breast reconstructions. To achieve a reconstruction without visible breast scars, the mastectomy and autologous reconstruction are carried out through a periareolar incision. At the completion of the reconstruction, a small skin paddle is externalized through the mastectomy incision and in a subsequent stage entirely incorporated into a nipple areola reconstruction. Following completion of the breast and nipple areola reconstruction, a tattoo ...

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High speed ink aggregates are ejected from tattoos during Q‐switched Nd:YAG laser treatments





High speed ink aggregates are ejected from tattoos during Q‐switched Nd:YAG laser treatments

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 28/03/2018 - 11:45 am



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Title:
High speed ink aggregates are ejected from tattoos during Q‐switched Nd:YAG laser treatments.


Abstract:
IntroductionDark material has been observed embedded within glass slides following Q‐switched Nd:YAG laser treatment of tattoos. It appears that these fragments are ejected at high speed from the skin during the treatment.


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


Publication:
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 2018 Mar 25.


Authors:
Michael J. Murphy BSc.


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Case series: Two cases of eyeball tattoos with short-term complications





Case series: Two cases of eyeball tattoos with short-term complications

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 09/03/2018 - 04:29 pm



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Case series: Two cases of eyeball tattoos with short-term complications.



Abstract:
The authors: "report two cases of eyeball tattoos with short-term post procedural complications. Observations: Case 1 is a 26-year-old Mexican man that developed orbital cellulitis and posterior scleritis 2 h after an eyeball tattoo. Patient responded satisfactorily to systemic antibiotic and corticosteroid treatment. Case 2 is a 17-year-old Mexican man that developed two sub-episcleral nodules in the ink injection sites immediately after the procedure. Conclusions and importance: Eyeball tattoos are performed by non-ophthalmic trained personnel. There are a substantial number of s ...

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