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Do multiple body modifications alter pain threshold?





Do multiple body modifications alter pain threshold?

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 24/01/2018 - 12:20 pm



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Do multiple body modifications alter pain threshold?


Abstract:
In recent years, epidemiological data has shown an increasing number of young people who deliberately self-injure. There have also been parallel increases in the number of people with tattoos and those who voluntarily undergo painful procedures associated with piercing, scarification, and tattooing. People with self-injury behaviors often say that they do not feel the pain. However, there is no information regarding pain perception in those that visit tattoo parlors and piercing studios compared to those who don't. The aim of this study was to compare nociceptive sensitivity in four groups of subjects .... ...

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Cutaneous Mycobacterium massiliense infection from tattooing





Cutaneous Mycobacterium massiliense infection from tattooing

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 14/01/2018 - 11:03 pm



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Cutaneous Mycobacterium massiliense infection from tattooing: a common yet under-reported and persistent epidemic hazard for dermatologists.


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Among tattoo complications, non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) has emerged as a global public health concern. NTM infections associated with tattooing of immunocompetent individuals have occurred as sporadic cases and community outbreaks. Water sources are considered the major pathogenic reservoirs. Tattoo-related inoculation has been linked to contamination of ink, either during the manufacturing process or during dilution of black ink using non-sterile water.
The authors report a case of cutaneous Mycobacterium ma ...

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Image Gallery: Hyperkeratotic hypersensitivity reaction to red pigment tattoo





Image Gallery: Hyperkeratotic hypersensitivity reaction to red pigment tattoo

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 11/01/2018 - 11:46 am



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Hyperkeratotic hypersensitivity reaction to red pigment tattoo.



Overview:
A 38-year-old woman was referred to the department of dermatology because of an itching skin disorder localized in the red part of a multicoloured tattoo on the right forearm. The authors described that the patients had no other skin abnormalities or tattoo complaints. On physical examination, the author observed an elevated and partly hyperkeratotic plaque in the red area with acneiform inclusions in the dermis. Illustration is available on publishers web site via the links below.


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


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Granulomatous reaction to permanent eyebrow makeup treated with topical steroids





Granulomatous reaction to permanent eyebrow makeup treated with topical steroids

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 11/01/2018 - 11:18 am



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Granulomatous reaction to permanent eyebrow makeup successfully treated with topical steroids in combination with topical tacrolimus.


Overview:
Case report of granulomatous reaction in an eyebrow tattoo from Japan involving localised Violaceous/brown firm papules on the right eyebrow and histopathology showed scattered brownish-black colourants present in and around some granuloma. The authors noted that "although PEMU can cause several adverse reactions, similar to traditional tattoos, the risks are not fully known". Detailed illustrations available on publishers website via the links below.


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

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Color Change After Paramedical Pigmentation of the Nipple–Areola Complex





Color Change After Paramedical Pigmentation of the Nipple–Areola Complex

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 06/01/2018 - 08:39 pm



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Color Change After Paramedical Pigmentation of the Nipple–Areola Complex.


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Reconstruction of the nipple-areola complex is the final process in breast reconstruction. Local flaps and paramedical pigmentation is one of the major procedures for this. However, fading after paramedical pigmentation leads to a color difference between the selected pigment and its color in the skin. The aim of this study is to make a proposition in color choice of paramedical pigmentation for nipple-areola complex. METHODS: Our research focused on investigating the color changes over time after unilateral nipple-areola complex reconstruction using paramedical pigmentation in 2 ...

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Medical tattooing, the new frontiers - a case of nail bed treatment





Medical tattooing, the new frontiers - a case of nail bed treatment

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 06/01/2018 - 10:46 am



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Medical tattooing, the new frontiers: a case of nail bed treatment.


Abstract:
The primary objective of medical tattooing is to restore part of a patient's physical integrity. Moreover, the procedure seeks to assist in psychological recovery from the physical and/or psychological consequences of disease, surgery or trauma. The method described in this brief note marks a step forward in the field of such tattooing. The treatment simulates reconstruction of the nail bed, as the nails of the big toes had previously been removed through a surgical avulsion procedure. This treatment, agreed with the physician and performed by a tattooist with proven experience in medical ta ...

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Glenohumeral Joint Sepsis after Joint Injection through a New Tattoo





Glenohumeral Joint Sepsis after Joint Injection through a New Tattoo

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 05/01/2018 - 12:55 pm



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Glenohumeral Joint Sepsis after Joint Injection through a New Tattoo.


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a case of Propionibacterium acnes septic arthritis of a shoulder following two joint access procedures. Methodical investigation of these two procedures was performed using the Joint Commission root cause analysis matrix, which involved examination of protocols, interviews with technologists and physicians, and inspection of the procedure rooms and equipment. No procedural error or other causal factor for infection was found other than the injection through a five day-old tattoo during the first procedure. We could find no other reported cases of Propionibacterium acnes seeding a joint via ...

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Self-esteem, propensity for sensation seeking, and risk behaviour among adults with tattoos





Self-esteem, propensity for sensation seeking, and risk behaviour among adults with tattoos

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 03/01/2018 - 11:52 am



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Self-esteem, propensity for sensation seeking, and risk behaviour among adults with tattoos and piercings.


Abstract:
In recent years, increasing numbers of adults and adolescents have opted to undergo tattoo and piercing procedures. Studies among adolescents with tattoo and piercing have usually explored the relationship between one factor and the decision to have tattoos and/or piercings. The aim of this study was to determine relationships between body cosmetic procedures and self esteem, propensity for sensation seeking, and risk behaviours among adults. Materials and Methods: The subjects were divided into two groups, i.e., those with (n=429) and those without ta ...

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