Amalgam tattoo is a grey, blue or black area of discoloration on the mucous
membranes of the mouth, typically on the gums of the lower jaw. It is an
Conditions such as melanotic macules, smoker's melanosis, amalgam and
graphite tattoos, racial pigmentation, and vascular blood-related pigments occur
Amalgam tattoo is an iatrogenic lesion caused by traumatic implantation of dental
amalgam into soft tissue. Amalgam tattoo is the most common localized ...
Jun 14, 2014 ... An amalgam tattoo refers to a blue, black or slate grey coloured lesion found in
the mouth. An amalgam tattoo most commonly occurs on the ...
Feb 4, 2013 ... However, the clinicians need to be aware of the other and more frequent
etiologies of intraoral pigmentation, such as amalgam tattoos.
This article presents a case of amalgam tattoo and investigates whether it is
related to the patient's repeated episodes of sinusitis. The patient was a 46-year-
CONFERENCE. DNSC D9910.00. September 26, 2007. Pigmented lesions.
Overview. • Amalgam tattoo. • Melanotic macule. • Medication-induced melanosis
Studies have shown that mercury in the gums, such as from root caps for root
canaled teeth or amalgam tattoos, result in chronic inflammation, including ...
present as a mucosal discoloration is amalgam from the “silver fillings,” hence,
the lesion is usually called an amalgam tattoo, but other metals may produce the
The clinical and histopathologic findings were consistent with a diagnosis of
amalgam tattoo. Amalgam tattoos are common, oral pigmented lesions that