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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 79  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 231--234

Tattoo reactions-An epidemic on the surge: A report of 3 cases


Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Swapnil A Sanghavi
Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel-400 012, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.107644

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Tattooing has been practiced in India since ancient era. It has tremendous religious and spiritual significance. In addition, tattooing for cosmetic purposes has become quite popular in recent times. With this increasing trend, there is also an increased risk of adverse effects. Here, we have described two cases of lichenoid reaction developing to red ink in double- colored tattoos and a case of sarcoidal reaction to green tattoo.






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