Complications after polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) injections in the face: a literature review.

@article{Medeiros2014ComplicationsAP,
  title={Complications after polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) injections in the face: a literature review.},
  author={Clarissa Castro Galv{\~a}o Medeiros and Karen Cherubini and Fernanda Gonçalves Salum and Maria Antonia Zancanaro de Figueiredo},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2014},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={245-50}
}
OBJECTIVE This article is a review of the several types of complications due to facial fillers containing polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA). BACKGROUND Polymethylmethacrylate facial fillers are used to soften the results of the ageing process and to augment tissue. Although considered safe for the most part by advocates, they have been associated with many adverse reactions such as ecchymosis, haematomas, swelling, itching, erythema, hypertrophic scarring, hypersensitivity, palpable nodules… CONTINUE READING

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