dermatography


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dermatography

(ˌdɜːməˈtɒɡrəfɪ)
n, pl -graphies
a treatise or writing concerning the skin

dermatography

Anatomy. a description of the skin. — dermatographic, adj.
See also: Skin
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[24] These include positional tattoos as reference points for radiation therapy; nipple-areola complex reconstruction after breast cancer or reduction; endoscopic tattooing for surveillance; camouflage for corneal injury, burns, surgical or traumatic hypochromic scars or vitiligo; dermatography for portwine stains; scarring or persistent alopecia; after hair restoration procedures and brow-lift surgery; and lip contouring and colour change.
Topical treatments Topical steroids Intralesional steroid injections Topical contact sensitizers Anthralin Minoxidil Topical retinoids Tacrolimus Systemic treatments Systemic corticosteroids Sulfasalazine Azathioprine Methotrexate Oral zinc sulphate Photo-and photochemotherapy PUVA NBUVB Excimer laser Miscellaneous and Non-pharmacological treatment Dermatography, wigs Hypnotherapy etc Topical treatment options
a) Dermatography: It has been used to camouflage eyebrows of patients with alopecia areata.
For a translation of this Wei zhi passage, see Robert van Gulik, Irezumi: The Pattern of Dermatography in Japan (Leiden: E.
For a fascinating discussion of the influence of Shuihu zhuan on tattoo culture in Japan, see Robert van Gulik, Irezumi: The Pattern of Dermatography in Japan, 44-52.