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TATTOO - The Invaluable Compendium for Dermatologists

Shashikumar BM Savitha AS R Raghunatha Reddy

162 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a concise reference guide to tattoos and tattooing for practising dermatologists.

Beginning with an overview of the history of the tattoo, the following chapters discuss the different types of tattoo, including both cultural and medical and non-medical aesthetic motives, and the different chemicals and methods for tattooing.

The following chapters cover complications of tattoos and tattoo removal, including laser removal, as well as alternatives to tattoos and industry and medical regulations.

The practical text is further enhanced by clinical photographs, illustrations and tables.

Key points

  • Concise reference guide to tattoos and tattooing
  • Covers different types of tattoos and different methods of tattooing
  • Discusses complications and tattoo removal
  • Features clinical photographs, illustrations and tables
Author Bio

Shashikumar BM MD FIADVL
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences, Karnataka, India

Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

R Raghunatha Reddy MD DNB FRGUHS
Professor, Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatosurgeon, Dr Raghu’s Mathapitha Polyclinic, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India