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A 33-year-old woman presents with somewhat pruritic, nodular lesions worsening over the past three months in the site of a newly placed tattoo. The nodules are restricted to certain portions of the tattoo only (see Figure 1).
What is your diagnosis?
- Majocchi’s granuloma
- Atypical mycobacterial infection
- Hypersensitivity reaction to tattoo particles
- Hypertrophic lichen planus