Clinical examples of tattoo reactions

During the ECTP 2015 in Bruges, a Initiates file downloadNew Clinical Classification of Tattoo Reactions was presented as a poster. This gives a good overview of the different reactions to tattoos. 


Below you will find clinical examples of tattoo complications presented as inflammatory reactions, inflammation with epidermal hypertrophi, inflammation with ulceration, infections, and finally pigment in dermis removed with dermatome shaving.

 

INFLAMMATORY REACTIONS

                    
       

INFLAMMATION WITH EPIDERMAL HYPERTROPHY

                
                    

INFLAMMATION WITH ULCERATION

     

INFECTIONS

     

PIGMENT IN DERMIS REMOVED WITH DERMATOME SHAVING