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Cutaneous Hyperpigmentation Caused by Liposuction


A wide range of sequels have been described as derived from a bad technique or a bad indication of liposuction. We present the cases of three patients who underwent a syringe liposuction of hips and lower limbs and had cutaneous hyperpigmentation as a sequel in the treated zone. We review the ethiopatogenic circumstances and their evolution.

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Mateu, L., Hernandez, J. Cutaneous Hyperpigmentation Caused by Liposuction. Aesth. Plast. Surg. 21, 230–232 (1997).

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  • Key words: Hyperpigmentation—Skin—Liposuction—Melasma—Sequels