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Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2015 Nov;106 Suppl 1:87-95. doi: 10.1016/S0001-7310(16)30011-4.

[Cutaneous ultrasound and dermal fillers].

[Article in Spanish]

Author information

1
Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario Sanitas La Moraleja, Madrid, España. Electronic address: cristina.ville@hotmail.com.
2
Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario Sanitas La Moraleja, Madrid, España.
3
Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro, Majadahonda, Madrid, España.
4
CETIR Clínica del Pilar, Barcelona. Centre Mèdic de Cabo Bové, Martorell, Barcelona, España.

Abstract

Requests for fillers or dermatological implants have dramatically increased in dermatology consultations in the last few years, either for the correction of superficial age-related wrinkles and cutaneous creases or to increase the volume of specific areas (cheeks, lips...). Dermatologists are often the first professionals to provide these treatments. Nevertheless, in other situations, the patients have already been treated, and many of them do not know the type of material that has been implanted or may even deny previous treatment, even when evident on clinical examination. In these occasions, cutaneous ultrasound is an effective and reliable tool for the real-time diagnosis of the kind of implant that has been used, its location, and the study of its possible complications.

KEYWORDS:

Cosmetic implants; Cutaneous ultrasound; Ecografía cutánea; Fillers; Implantes cosméticos; Rellenos

PMID:
26895943
DOI:
10.1016/S0001-7310(16)30011-4
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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