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Radiesse nodule of the lips from a distant injection site: report of a case and consideration of etiology and management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17763619     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Radiesse was approved for cosmetic use by the US FDA in December of 2006. Prior to this approval it had been widely used off-label for a variety of areas including lip augmentation. With increased use, complications including nodule formation were reported. The formation of nodules at a site distant from the area of injection has not been reported to date. This report documents such a case and discusses possible etiologies and treatments for these distant nodules.
Kenneth Robert Beer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1545-9616     ISO Abbreviation:  J Drugs Dermatol     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-03     Completed Date:  2007-09-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101160020     Medline TA:  J Drugs Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  846-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Biocompatible Materials / administration & dosage,  adverse effects
Cosmetic Techniques / adverse effects*
Durapatite / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Hyaluronic Acid / administration & dosage
Lip Diseases / etiology*
Middle Aged
Skin Aging / drug effects
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biocompatible Materials; 1306-06-5/Durapatite; 9004-61-9/Hyaluronic Acid

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