skin marking

skin marking

The application of nontoxic, temporary paints or dyes to the skin to provide landmarks (as in plastic surgery), to permit accurate alignment of wound edges at the time the skin is closed, or to align the treatment beam accurately during radiotherapy.
Synonym: surgical marking
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The upscale product, which carries a suggested retail price of $29, is designed to treat stubborn acne and help even out skin tone and minimize residual skin marking.
Some of us have tried surgical skin marking pens, but they tend to smear when used in the vagina.
JCAHO permits use of Adhesive Site Markers when used in conjunction with direct skin marking methods.
The Surgical Skin Marking Kit comes complete in a sterile, see-through, fiber-free pouch and includes a Vismark marker and a convenient flexible ruler featuring inches and metric measurement.
As to the skin markings, (there is) 'no way for us to know.
The skin markings over the hypopigmented macules were decreased and dermatoglyphics over tips of all fingers were not very prominent.
The killing subsequently provoked relatives of Matur Apereer in Pacong payam to ambush cars and kill those found with the traditional skin markings of Cueibet county.
Skin changes over the foot: (a) lichenification--the skin becomes diffusely thickened secondary to scratching, although a more doughy thickening can occur which renders the skin--particularly that overlying the first toe web space--stiff, so that it cannot be lifted up (Stemmer's sign); (b) increased skin markings--obvious longitudinal skin markings may be evident and exaggerated by squeezing the toes together; the markings are striking between the first and second toes; (c) damp skin follows the transcutaneous ooze of serum and leads to the persistent presence of flies; (d) mossy foot--because of underlying dilated lymphatics, the surface of the skin produces excess keratin in a rather classic way that visually resembles 'moss', although it feels very hard and rough to the touch.
Summary: Scientists have identified nanostructures in the ultra-black skin markings of an African viper which .