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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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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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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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