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the introduction, by punctures, of permanent colors in the skin.
tattooing of cornea permanent coloring of the cornea, chiefly to conceal leukomatous spots.
tattooing A term referring to the unburned, partially burned and burning propellant grains that abrade and embed in the skin, which are typical of intermediate/close/near-range entrance gun shot wounds.
tattooing Traumatology Complex skin abrasions and wounds filled with debris, glass and dirt, resulting from being dragged along a road, common in pedestrian victims of MVAs Management Adequate debridement and often wound healing by second intention
tattooing Deliberate or accidental insertion of coloured material into the deeper layers of the skin. Tattooing commonly follows deep abrasions or nearby explosions. Brown or black particles buried deep in the skin cause a blue colouring. Decorative tattooing may be complicated by skin infection or allergy, HEPATITIS B, AIDS, PSORIASIS, LICHEN PLANUS and DISCOID LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.