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Title Dermatologic complications with body art : tattoos, piercings and permanent make-up / edited by Christa De Cuyper, Maria Luisa Pérez-Cotapos S
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource
Contents History and epidemiology of tattoos and piercings ; Legislation in the United States / Anne E. Laumann -- Materials used in body art / Christa De Cuyper and Davy D'hollander -- Tattooing and scarring: technique and complications / Maria Luisa Pérez-Cotapos S., Christa De Cuyper and Laura Cossio -- Piercings: techniques and complications / Christa De Cuyper, María Luisa Pérez-Cotapos S. and Laura Cossio -- Cosmetic and medical applications of tattooing / Christa De Cuyper -- Allergic reaction to pigments and metals: body art from the allergist's point of view / Werner Aberer, Johan E. Snauwaert and Ulf-Maria Render -- Techniques and devices used for tattoo removal / Evelien Verhaeghe
Summary Body piercings, tattoos, and permanent make-up have become very popular as a fashion statement in recent decades. This book guides the reader through the world of body art. An overview is first provided of the history and epidemiology of tattoos and piercings. Subsequent chapters go on to examine in detail the materials and devices used in various forms of body art, and the techniques employed. All relevant risks and potential complications are clearly described with the aid of color illustrations. Special attention is paid to allergic reactions and the management of complications. The closing chapter examines the techniques and devices used for tattoo removal, with a particular focus on the use of different lasers
Analysis chirurgie
plastische chirurgie
plastic surgery
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Skin -- Diseases -- Complications
Permanent makeup.
Body piercing.
Skin Diseases -- etiology
Body Piercing -- adverse effects
Cosmetic Techniques -- adverse effects
Tattooing -- adverse effects
Body Piercing
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Skin.
MEDICAL -- Dermatology.
Body piercing.
Permanent makeup.
Form Electronic book
Author Cuyper, Christa de.
Pérez-Cotapos S., M. Luisa (Maria Luisa)
ISBN 9783642032929