Eruptive Milia Within a Tattoo: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

June 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 6 | Case Reports | 621 | Copyright © June 2017


Nicholas Ross, Michele Farber MD, and Joya Sahu MD

Thomas Jefferson University, Phladelphia, PA

categorized as primary or secondary. Primary lesions arise from pilosebaceous units of vellus hair follicles. Secondary milia result from trauma or bullous and inflammatory disorders.16 The authors suggest that needling used for ink placement results in traumatic implantation of the epidermis into the dermis; the process alsoTable1Figure1Figure2