Case Report

Pseudoepitheliomatous Hyperplasia Appeared on a Tattoo


  • Can Ergin
  • Aysel Özenergün Bittacı
  • Ebru Karagün
  • Müzeyyen Gönül
  • Atatürker Arıkök

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2015;9(2):0-0


Tattoo is intradermal injection of insoluble pigments for many different reasons and tattoo applications have become quite popular and reactions to tattoo and adverse affects have increased accordingly in recent years. We present a case of pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia which is a rare reaction appeared on a red coloured tattoo. We also provide a review of the literature regarding the diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and treatment of pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia.

Keywords: Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia, reaction, tattoo