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The decrease of pigment concentration in red tattooed skin years after tattooing

Lehner, K., Santarelli, F., Penning, R., Vasold, R., Engel, E., Maisch, T., Gastl, K., König, Burkhard, Landthaler, M. and Bäumler, W. (2011) The decrease of pigment concentration in red tattooed skin years after tattooing. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (25), pp. 1340-1345.

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Background Tattooing entails the injection of high amounts of colourants into skin. Excepting black inks, red azo pigments are the most frequent colourant used. Part of the pigment is transported away via lymphatic system. Another part can be decomposed in skin, which might be responsible for many known adverse skin reactions. Objective The aim of this study was to estimate the extent of ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Dermatologie und Venerologie
Chemistry and Pharmacy > Institut für Organische Chemie > Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Burkhard König
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21349116PubMed ID
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 540 Chemistry & allied sciences
600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:20074
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