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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Tattooing as Alternative Therapy for Goiter

Gyan Chand, Sagili Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy, Tanmay Bharani, Deependra Singh

Citation Information : Chand G, Reddy SV, Bharani T, Singh D. Tattooing as Alternative Therapy for Goiter. World J Endoc Surg 2010; 2 (2):103-104.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1032

Published Online: 00-08-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Goitre is an ancient art form being practiced world over for various reasons. We report a case where tattoo marking was used as a form of therapy for goitre. Tattoo therapy had failed to provide any benefit to the patient who later underwent total thyroidectomy with good post operative recovery


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