Etanercept therapy for silicone granuloma.

Anupam M. Desai, John Browning, Theodore Rosen

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A patient developed a typical, painful, and debilitating reaction on the thighs following injection of ostensibly medical grade "silicone" to achieve alteration of body contours. The refractory silicone granuloma responded dramatically to treatment with etanercept.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)894-896
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of drugs in dermatology : JDD
Issue number9
StatePublished - Oct 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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