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Blindness and total ophthalmoplegia after aesthetic polymethylmethacrylate injection: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15476086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Microspheres of polymethyl-methacrylate (PMMA) are exciting new soft-tissue fillers that are becoming increasing popular for facial rejuvenation. Some reports of side effects of this procedure are basically in respect to dermal reaction, with late-onset granulomatous lesion with giant cells and vacuoles. We report blindness and total ophthalmoplegia after PMMA injection into glabellar area in a healthy woman and review the literature.
Authors:
Marcus Tulius T Silva; André Land Curi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2004-10-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0004-282X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-11     Completed Date:  2005-07-14     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0125444     Medline TA:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  873-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Federal Fluminense University, Niterói RJ, Brazil. marcustulius@uol.com.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blindness / chemically induced*
Cosmetic Techniques / adverse effects*
Face
Female
Humans
Injections, Intradermal
Microspheres
Middle Aged
Ophthalmoplegia / chemically induced*
Polymethyl Methacrylate / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Rejuvenation
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9011-14-7/Polymethyl Methacrylate

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