Migration and granulomatous reaction after periurethral injection of polytef (Teflon).

@article{Malizia1984MigrationAG,
  title={Migration and granulomatous reaction after periurethral injection of polytef (Teflon).},
  author={Angela Malizia and Herbert M Reiman and Robert P. Myers and Jonathan R Sande and Steven S. Barham and Ralph C. Benson and Mrinal K. Dewanjee and William J Utz},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1984},
  volume={251 24},
  pages={3277-81}
}
Although patients with urinary incontinence have been treated successfully by periurethral injection of polytef paste, this study in continent animals demonstrates migration of polytef particles from the injection site. We injected polytef paste periurethrally into female dogs and male monkeys. Particles were found at 50 to 70 days in pelvic nodes in six of seven animals and lungs in four of seven (the kidneys and brain were not studied); and at 10 1/2 months in pelvic nodes, lungs, and brain… CONTINUE READING