Injectable polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microspheres are nonbiodegradable and too large for macrophage phagocytosis. There are several complications possible to happen, like chronic nonspecific inflammatory reactions, lip stiffness, infection, and granulomas. The occurrence of granulomas can lead to a not aesthetic result, making some extreme changes in… (More)
Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma (AEGCG) is a rare granulomatous skin disease of unclear pathogenesis which belongs to the group of disorders in the skin and elastic fibers with similar clinical features of granuloma annulare (GA). This case report is intended to describe a rare hybrid pattern in histopathology demonstrating coexistence of AEGCG and… (More)
Hepatitis C virus has been associated with various skin conditions, such as porphyria cutanea tarda and lichen planus, as an example. The objective of this paper is based on the description of a case of localized morphea, which came years after the discovery of hepatitis C, as well as a discussion of possible relations between both diseases.