American Journal of Clinical Dermatology

, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp 404–406 | Cite as

Mycobacterium chelonae Infection Due to Black Tattoo Ink Dilution

  • Ivana Binić
  • Aleksandar Janković
  • Milanka Ljubenović
  • Jasmina Gligorijević
  • SneŽana Jančić
  • Dimitrije Janković
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivana Binić
    • 1
  • Aleksandar Janković
    • 1
  • Milanka Ljubenović
    • 1
  • Jasmina Gligorijević
    • 2
  • SneŽana Jančić
    • 3
  • Dimitrije Janković
    • 4
  1. 1.Clinic of Dermatology and Venereology, Clinical Center NišUniversity of Nis, Medical FacultyNišSerbia
  2. 2.Institute for PathologyClinical Center NišNišSerbia
  3. 3.Department for PathologyMedical Faculty KragujevacKragujevacSerbia
  4. 4.University of KragujevacKragujevacSerbia

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