Acupuncture granulomas

Rhoda M. Alani, Klaus Busam

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Silicone compounds have recently been a source of controversy with regard to their potential role in the genesis of collagen vascular diseases. Foreign body reactions to injectable silicone were noted early in its cosmetic use and led to subsequent abandonment of this procedure. Here we report the first documented case of silicone granulomas to occur after acupuncture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number6 SUPPL.
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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