3 cases of 'tattoo regret' and skin cancer

Dermatologists need to be aware of the hazards, authors say

Patients with extensive tattoos put themselves at risk of missing skin cancers and failure to receive suitable skin grafts, UK dermatologists report.

Patient 1. Note the melanoma under the dragon's head. Photo: Australasian Journal of Dermatology

In a letter to the editor of the Australasian Journal of Dermatology, clinicians from Nottingham’s NHS Treatment Centre describe three patients whose