Silver Nitrate on skin, how do I get it off? Yahoo Answers

Aug 08, 2008 · Oh my! I'm so sorry to hear that. Yes, I've had a fair number of silver nitrate stains myself. Though not on the face! Ouch. The bad news: silver nitrate gets into the skin, and there the skin reacts with the silver, so it becomes silver oxide particles. So you actually have a silver oxide tattoo. Lots of other permanent pigments are metal ...…

Silver nitrate pigmentation pathology DermNet NZ

Histology of silver nitrate pigmentation. Brown-black granules are present in the stratum corneum (figures 1, 2). The illustrated case was removed due to a dermatoscopic suspicion of melanoma. The patient was a GP who had recently used silver nitrate for a medical procedure. Silver nitrate pigmentation pathology…

Silver nitrate - Wikipedia

Silver nitrate is an inorganic compound with chemical formula AgNO 3.This compound is a versatile precursor to many other silver compounds, such as those used in photography.It is far less sensitive to light than the halides.It was once called lunar caustic because silver was called luna by the ancient alchemists, who believed that silver was associated with the moon.…

A silver tattoo of the nasal mucosa after silver nitrate ...

We report a silver tattoo of the nasal mucosa that occurred after silver nitrate cautery for nasal bleeding. Ths type of tattoo is a very rare potential mimic of melanoma and appears not to have been described before. It has similar features to an amalgam tattoo of the oral mucosa on histology and energy dispersive X-ray analysis (EDAX).…