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Injectable Treatments: Botox & Filler Injections > Granulomas post fillers

Has anyone handled cases of granulomas post administration of dermal fillers?

03.26 | Unregistered CommenterJ. Briggs

Yes, I have managed some.. No matter how deep they go, they will still surface. But reassure your patients that this can be extracted (with proper timing of course).

04.22 | Unregistered Commentertammy

Yes, Sculptra has that effect on some of my patients.. I have had no problems with other fillers..

04.29 | Unregistered Commenterzelinka

Almost any filler can produce a granuloma but the most common are those that contain polymers. artefill contains plexiglass and in my opinion should never be used as it is a permanent filler. the granuloma with this can be injected with triamcinolone but may have to be surgically removed. any other filler can produce a granuloma, which is a foreign body reaction and can be treated with IL steroids.overe the 30 years i have been doinjg this i have seen granulomas from even collagen injections but not very common. one mistake injectors make is to think any lump is a granuloma, whereas most are simply overcorrection. it is also important to remember that a granuloma is not an allergic reaction.

09.26 | Unregistered CommenterElvin, MD

I've actually seen that happen with Restylane in the lips a few years ago.

11.1 | Unregistered Commenterc.c

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