Infectious complications of Bio-Alcamid filler used for HIV-related facial lipoatrophy.

  title={Infectious complications of Bio-Alcamid filler used for HIV-related facial lipoatrophy.},
  author={Jeya T. Nadarajah and Micaela Collins and Janet M. Raboud and Desheng Su and Kavya I Rao and Mona Loutfy and Sharon Walmsley},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={55 11},
BACKGROUND Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related facial lipoatrophy is a devastating adverse effect of antiretroviral therapy. At this time, the most viable treatment option is cosmetic surgery with synthetic fillers. Bio-Alcamid has many advantages over other fillers, and has become widely used. The objective of this study was to determine the incidence rate of infectious complications associated with Bio-Alcamid facial filler in patients with HIV-related facial lipoatrophy (FLA… CONTINUE READING
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