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Infectious Complications of Body Art: Infection is reported in about 1% of tattoos and in up to 45% of piercings, depending on the technique employed, body location, and after care

Playe, Stephen J. MD

doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000334232.52899.06
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Dr. Playe is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the residency program director for emergency medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.

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