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

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Title: 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 tattooing, also involved the use of specific colour nuances that resulted in an extremely realistic outcome.
Industry Significance Rating: Informative - General industry awareness.
Publication: Ann Ist Super Sanita - Oct-Dec 2017.
Authors: Renzoni A, Pirrera A, Lepri A, Cammarata P, Molinaro R, Dalla Vedova A.
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Discussion:

Over the past 10-20 years medical tattooing evolved to provide a wide range of camouflage applications to compliment surgical interventions, camouflage of missing toe nails is one such service that has been routinely carried out by medical tattooists.

Keywords:

Medical Report, medical tattoo, dermo-pigmentation, camouflage, nail bed, onychocryptosis hallux

 

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