Complications of tattooing.

  title={Complications of tattooing.},
  author={G LUBECK and Ernst Epstein},
  journal={California medicine},
  volume={76 2},
Pathologic consequence of tattooing is relatively rare, but in light of the great number of persons in military service, where tattooing seems to be popular, consideration of the complications seems worth while.Four unusual cases of patients with cutaneous lesions in tattoos are reported. One patient had Boeck's sarcoid, in which the cutaneous eruption was limited solely to the tattooed areas on the body and involved all the various colors of the tattoo. The cutaneous eruption was only a single… CONTINUE READING