The risk of alar necrosis associated with dermal filler injection.

@article{Grunebaum2009TheRO,
  title={The risk of alar necrosis associated with dermal filler injection.},
  author={Lisa Danielle Grunebaum and Inja Bogdan Allemann and Steven H Dayan and Stephen Mandy and Leslie S. Baumann},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          1635-40
        }
}
BACKGROUND Injection of dermal fillers is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures. Serious complications from fillers are rare but potentially devastating to patients and physicians. Skin necrosis, such as nasal alar necrosis, is one of the most feared serious complications of dermal fillers, but there is a paucity of literature on the incidence of such events, as well as potential treatment options. METHODS We present a review of the literature and three cases of nasal alar… CONTINUE READING
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