• Operative treatment of severe allergic reactions to red tattoo dye: Presentation and comparison of possible surgical procedures in seven patients

    1 month ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Joerg Laske, Jan Maschke, Andrea Bauer, Stefan Beissert, Roland Aschoff
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2022 15(1):24-32
    Context: The treatment of allergic reactions to red tattoo dye is challenging in most cases, as local therapy often does not offer long-term improvement and laser therapy is considered relatively contraindicated by many authors owing to the risk of generalized side effects. Therefore, surgical removal of these tattoos is favored; shave excision is the method of choice, particularly for the removal of the entire dye. Aims: The aim of this article was to...
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