Tattoos: the relationship of diagnostic and semantic meaning.


This article investigates a tattoo as a component of non-verbal semiotics of medical discourse in pathological anatomy. The purpose is to estimate the diagnostic value of tattoos on the body of patients as semiotic and symbolic aspect of medical communication. Tattoos are classified into three types: image tattoos, feature tattoos, and conventional tattoos… (More)


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@article{Romaniuk2014TattoosTR, title={Tattoos: the relationship of diagnostic and semantic meaning.}, author={Anatolii Romaniuk and N Tatsenko and Vladimir V. Smeyanov and Dmitry A Movchan and Roman Moskalenko}, journal={Georgian medical news}, year={2014}, volume={226}, pages={50-4} }