Dejection: a novel cause of rejection?

Anthony J Penington
Med J Aust 2003; 179 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05700.x
Published online: 1 December 2003

A 51-year-old man presented with non-healing ulceration at the site of a tattoo on his right leg. Some 8 years previously, in celebration of the victory of his favourite team, Carlton, in the Australian Football League Grand Final, he and a friend both had a picture of a stylised Carlton footballer tattooed on one of their legs. The tattooist did not have a navy blue pigment (the team’s colour) to tint the jersey, but improvised with another source of pigment.

  • Anthony J Penington

  • Department of Surgery, St Vincent’s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, VIC.



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