Ritual Samoan body tattooing and associated sporotrichosis.

Choong KY, Roberts LJ
Australas J Dermatol. 1996 37 (1): 50-3

PMID: 8936073 · DOI:10.1111/j.1440-0960.1996.tb00996.x

A 36 year old Samoan male who developed cutaneous sporotrichosis as a result of traditional body tattooing is reported. It is considered that the tattooing procedure was responsible for introducing the infection. He was treated with itraconazole, which produced resolution of the lesions.

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Adult Antifungal Agents Humans Itraconazole Male Samoa Sporotrichosis Tattooing

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