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Cosmetic Tattoo Adverse Outcome Reports (CT-AOR) can be submitted by any person to alert industry members and public members to circumstances that resulted in an unwanted outcome resulting from cosmetic tattooing. All CT-AOR's may be subject to moderation or removal by a member of our administration team if we deem it appropriate.

 

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What the red tattoo ink hides





What the red tattoo ink hides

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 11/02/2018 - 12:17 pm



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Title:
What the red stain of the tattoo hides


Overview:
Original Article in Spanish
The authors present a case report of a 14 year old boy who began to develop papules and hyperkeratotic nodules in the areas of the tattoo impregnated with red ink within two weeks after being tattooed. Photographs of the skin reaction, Doppler skin ultrasound and histopathology images are provided in the report.



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


Publication:
Anales de Pediatría (Barc) [Spanish Association of Paediatrics]. 05/02/2018.


Authors:
Ruiz-Villaverde R, Cuenca-Barrales C, Aguayo-Carreras P.


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Granulomatous Tattoo reaction with Associated Uveitis successfully treated with methotrexate





Granulomatous Tattoo reaction with Associated Uveitis successfully treated with methotrexate

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 10/02/2018 - 02:10 pm



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Title:
Granulomatous Tattoo reaction with Associated Uveitis successfully treated with methotrexate


Abstract:
Case Report Few reports describe tattoo granulomas with the simultaneous development of intraocular inflammation without any evidence of systemic sarcoidosis at the time of presentation. Here, we present a patient with no prior diagnosis of sarcoidosis who developed inflammation of tattooed skin and shortly after bilateral uveitis. A 52-year-old previously healthy woman presented with a 8 months history of swelling and itching located in all of her 11 black tattoos. Approximately 5 months later she developed complaints of blurred vision, diagnosed as recurrent uveitis ...

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


Abstract:

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.


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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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Title:
Glenohumeral Joint Sepsis after Joint Injection through a New Tattoo.


Abstract:
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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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.


Industry Significance Rating:
High


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


Authors:
Hendren N, Sukumar S, Glazer CS.


Links:
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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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Conjunctival Tattoo With Inadvertent Globe Penetration and Associated Complications





Conjunctival Tattoo With Inadvertent Globe Penetration and Associated Complications

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 05/03/2017 - 12:06 pm



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Overview:

The authors report a case of inadvertent globe penetration "resulting in severe inflammation, capsular lens opacity, and secondary glaucoma" following conjunctival tattooing.



Title:
Conjunctival Tattoo With Inadvertent Globe Penetration and Associated Complications.


Industry Significance Rating:
High


Publication:
Cornea. 2017 Mar 1. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001163. [Epub ahead of print].


Authors:
Cruz NF, Santos KS, Farah ML, Felberg S.


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Recommendations:

Advise clients that conjunctival tattooing is not recommended and carries sig ...

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CT-AOR : Scalp Hair Tattoo : Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Pascoe Vale : ID 20130421-5c6f





CT-AOR : Scalp Hair Tattoo : Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Pascoe Vale : ID 20130421-5c6f

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 22/04/2013 - 07:25 pm



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Cosmetic Tattoo Adverse Outcome Reports (CT-AOR) can be submitted by any person to alert industry members and public members to circumstances that resulted in an unwanted outcome resulting from cosmetic tattooing.
The intent is to provide a centralised database of information that can be searched and evaluated to identify problems with equipment, products, techniques, medical complications and other situations or circumstances that may lead to an unwanted outcome from Cosmetic Tattooing.
NB. The purpose of the CT-AOR is to assist improvement in service delivery across the industry and it is not intended as a vehicle for punitive action against any party. If you believe that the content ...

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CT-AOR : Lip Tattoo : Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Armadale : ID 20130421-c6c6





Asymmetrical Lip-line

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 22/04/2013 - 11:10 am



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Cosmetic Tattoo Adverse Outcome Reports (CT-AOR) can be submitted by any person to alert industry members and public members to circumstances that resulted in an unwanted outcome resulting from cosmetic tattooing.
The intent is to provide a centralised database of information that can be searched and evaluated to identify problems with equipment, products, techniques, medical complications and other situations or circumstances that may lead to an unwanted outcome from Cosmetic Tattooing.
NB. The purpose of the CT-AOR is to assist improvement in service delivery across the industry and it is not intended as a vehicle for punitive action against any party. If you believe that the content ...

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