TATTOO REACTIONS: A REPORT OF 2 CASES
Kambil Srinath M., MD and *Vijayan Brijina K., DA
Tattooing is being increasingly used for body art and cosmetic purposes in recent times. Adverse reactions associated with tattooing include infections and allergic reactions to the tattoo pigment. Lichenoid reactions and granulomatous reactions are types of allergic reactions which may occur on the tattoo. We report 2 cases of tattoo reactions, a lichenoid pattern and a granulomatous type of reaction.
Keywords: tattooing, granulomatous, lichenoid.
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