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Eruptive Keratoacanthomas in a New Tattoo

Joe A. Chorny, MD; Floyd V. Stephens, MD; Joel L. Cohen, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2007;143(11):1447-1462. doi:10.1001/archderm.143.11.1457.
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Figure 1.

Four crusted nodules ranging in size from 0.6 to 2.6 cm developed on the skin affected by a new tattoo within several weeks of the patient receiving the tattoo.

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Invasive broad tongues of atypical, glassy keratinocytes extend into the dermis.

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