HYDROPHILIC POLYMER EMBOLI

By Gary M. White, MD

Clinical

The onset of cutaneous symptoms may be seen immediately and is usually apparent within 24 hours. Some cases have reported onset up to 9 days after the procedure [JAAD 2015;73;666].

Treatment

Most patients do not suffer significant morbidity, but rarely organ failure and death may occur from systemic embolization. Monitoring of systemic organ function and supportive care is in order.

References

JAAD 2015;73;666

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