Fat Embolism Syndromes Following Liposuction

@article{Wang2008FatES,
  title={Fat Embolism Syndromes Following Liposuction},
  author={Hui-Dong Wang and Jiang-hong Zheng and Chen-liang Deng and Qin-Yang Liu and Song-lin Yang},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={731-736}
}
Fat embolism syndrome (FES) after liposuction is likely a life-threatening disorder, though its incidence is low. The three chief clinical manifestations include respiratory insufficiency, cerebral involvement, and petechial rash. Although FES is a multisystem disorder, the most seriously affected organs are the lungs, brain, cardiavascular system, and skin. Many laboratory findings are characteristic but nonspecific. The pathogenesis of FES after liposuction has been looked at both… CONTINUE READING
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