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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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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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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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