Traumatic tattoo in Adult
Particles become trapped beneath healing dermis and epidermis. In explosion injury, particles may also become trapped behind a collapsed entry wound. Body location of the tattoo depends on where the trauma occurred. Lesions vary widely in size and shape depending on the causative injury, and are usually blue, gray, or black.
L81.8 – Other specified disorders of pigmentation
840343009 – Iatrogenic tattoo
840347005 – Occupational tattoo
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls