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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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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.
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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.


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

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Color Change After Paramedical Pigmentation of the Nipple–Areola Complex





Color Change After Paramedical Pigmentation of the Nipple–Areola Complex

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 06/01/2018 - 08:39 pm



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Color Change After Paramedical Pigmentation of the Nipple–Areola Complex.


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Reconstruction of the nipple-areola complex is the final process in breast reconstruction. Local flaps and paramedical pigmentation is one of the major procedures for this. However, fading after paramedical pigmentation leads to a color difference between the selected pigment and its color in the skin. The aim of this study is to make a proposition in color choice of paramedical pigmentation for nipple-areola complex. METHODS: Our research focused on investigating the color changes over time after unilateral nipple-areola complex reconstruction using paramedical pigmentation in 2 ...

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





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

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 06/01/2018 - 10:46 am



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


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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 ta ...

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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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Glenohumeral Joint Sepsis after Joint Injection through a New Tattoo.


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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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Self-esteem, propensity for sensation seeking, and risk behaviour among adults with tattoos





Self-esteem, propensity for sensation seeking, and risk behaviour among adults with tattoos

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 03/01/2018 - 11:52 am



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Self-esteem, propensity for sensation seeking, and risk behaviour among adults with tattoos and piercings.


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In recent years, increasing numbers of adults and adolescents have opted to undergo tattoo and piercing procedures. Studies among adolescents with tattoo and piercing have usually explored the relationship between one factor and the decision to have tattoos and/or piercings. The aim of this study was to determine relationships between body cosmetic procedures and self esteem, propensity for sensation seeking, and risk behaviours among adults. Materials and Methods: The subjects were divided into two groups, i.e., those with (n=429) and those without ta ...

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Evaluation of knowledge about tattoo health complications and their prevention among students





Evaluation of knowledge about tattoo health complications and their prevention among students

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 31/12/2017 - 01:24 pm



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Tattoos: Evaluation of knowledge about health complications and their prevention among students of Tricity universities.


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Tattooing is a very popular form of body modification among young people. However, this kind of procedure entails the risk of various health complications. The objective of the study was to evaluate the students’ knowledge about contraindications, complications, and health risks that skin tattooing may cause. Additionally, the purpose of the study was to assess how the profile of education (medical vs nonmedical) impacts on the knowledge of the respondents.


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Bilateral Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis Triggered by Permanent Eyeliner Tattoo





Bilateral Diffuse Lamellar Keratitis Triggered by Permanent Eyeliner Tattoo

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 30/07/2017 - 03:55 pm



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The Education Team here at CosmeticTattoo.org keeps a close eye on the scientific and medical literature for new publications relating to cosmetic and medical tattooing that may be of interest to our our members. The intent is to alert industry members to important publications within the literature to expand the knowledge base particularly in relation to high impact reports.
NB. CosmeticTattoo.org does not host this publication on our server we merely provide an overview with links to the publisher.



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The authors report a case of delayed onset of Diffuse lamellar keratitis (non infectious corneal inflammation) 1 week after permanent eyeliner tattooing. The patient had ...

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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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The Education Team here at CosmeticTattoo.org keeps a close eye on the scientific and medical literature for new publications relating to cosmetic and medical tattooing that may be of interest to our our members. The intent is to alert industry members to important publications within the literature to expand the knowledge base particularly in relation to high impact reports.
NB. CosmeticTattoo.org does not host this publication on our server we merely provide an overview with links to the publisher.



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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 ...

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