Case Report

Psychiatric Implication of Eyelid Tattooing


A tattoo is a permanent design created by injecting exogenous pigments into the dermis. Eyelid is an exotic place for tattooing. We present a 34-year-old man with eyelid tattooing as disorganized behavior.

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IssueVol 5 No 1 (2020): Winter QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Tattoo Psychiatric disorders Disorganized behavior Eyelid

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Bidaki R, Dehghan MJ, Negintaji S, Saghafi F, Sahebnasagh A. Psychiatric Implication of Eyelid Tattooing. CRCP. 5(1):15-16.