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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 288--289

Tattooing with electrocauterization: A cosmetically acceptable therapeutic modality for a single halo naevus

Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College & Hospital, Faridkot - 151 203 (Punjab), India

Correspondence Address:
B B Mahajan
House No:224, Medical Campus, Faridkot - 151 203 (Punjub)
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PMID: 17656973

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Two cases of single lesion halo naevus were treated with tattooing followed by electrocauterization resulting in good cosmetic acceptability. Tattooing with electrocauterization should be tried as a new therapeutic modality in a single lesion halo naevus especially on exposed parts of the body to avoid the unavoidable psychological trauma.

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