A case of verru plana on tattoo


Karadag A. S. , Güneş Bilgili S., Onder S., Kosem M.

JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.64, no.7, pp.840-842, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.840-842
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Tattoo is a popular cosmetic decoration, however several different tattoo-induced complication have been described. Several tattoo related cutaneous reactions such as allergic, granulomatous, lichenoid reactions, and infections have been reported. A 20 year-old male presented with multiple papules on the dragon shaped tattoo. The clinical and histopathological assessments were consistent with verrucas. Tattoo has become increasingly popular among young people. People interested in tattoos should be informed on its related infections and complications during and following tattooing. Herein, we present this rare tattoo induced verru plane to point out tattoo related complications and its treatments.