: The art of tattooing has increasing in recent decades. Allergic sensitivity to one of the pigments is the most frequent cause of dermatological reactions at the site of the tattoo. Gold is a new pigment used in tattooing, because of its bright yellow color and luster. Allergy to this metal is uncommon. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of allergic contact dermatitis to gold in a tattoo.

Contact allergic dermatitis to gold in a tattoo: a case report

Tammaro, A;
2011-01-01

Abstract

: The art of tattooing has increasing in recent decades. Allergic sensitivity to one of the pigments is the most frequent cause of dermatological reactions at the site of the tattoo. Gold is a new pigment used in tattooing, because of its bright yellow color and luster. Allergy to this metal is uncommon. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of allergic contact dermatitis to gold in a tattoo.
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