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Title:

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.

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Industry Significance Rating: Medium - Industry wide monitoring is recommended.
Publication: British Journal of Dermatology - 2017 Dec
Authors: van der Bent SAS, Maijer KI, Rustemeyer T.
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Discussion:

The authors discuss the presentation of the case and histopathological evaluation which showed interface dermatitis, lymphohistiocytic inflammation and cyst-like structures with epithelium and keratotic material. The authors diagnosed a hypersensitivity reaction to the red tattoo pigment.

Keywords:

Medical Report, hypersensitivity, reaction, red ink, body art tattoo

 

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