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A simplified method of focal salabrasion for removal of linear tattoos.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4044977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A simple method for the removal of linear tattoos is described, where tissue destruction is limited to tattooed skin and the resulting necrosis does not extend more than 1 mm into non-tattooed skin. The epidermis overlying tattooed skin can easily be scraped after heat separation. Table salt is rubbed into and left on the area where epidermis has been removed. The achieved necrosis appears only in the heat-treated skin and heals with an acceptable scar.
A Johannesson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0148-0812     ISO Abbreviation:  J Dermatol Surg Oncol     Publication Date:  1985 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-10-28     Completed Date:  1985-10-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707501     Medline TA:  J Dermatol Surg Oncol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1004-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Surgery, Plastic

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