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Interventional Dermatologic Ultrasound in Aesthetics

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Ultrasonography plays an essential role in four major areas of aesthetic dermatology: (1) identification of the cosmetic filler; (2) diagnosis and follow-up of complications; (3) guidance for interventional procedures (as drainage of seromas/abscesses and application of hyaluronidase); and (4) cosmetic filling/botulinum toxin application. This review addresses the ultrasound relevance as a diagnostic tool and guiding method for interventional procedures in aesthetic dermatology.

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Dynamic movement of the fluid collection due to compression with the transducer (MP4 1338 kb)

Ultrasound-guided drainage of seroma with fine needle aspiration (MOV 20437 kb)

Ultrasound-guided injection of hyaluronidase into a focal deposit of hyaluronic acid (MP4 1266 kb)

Ultrasound-guided intra-arterial injection of hyaluronidase (MP4 10636 kb)

Ultrasound-guided injection of hyaluronic acid (MP4 1477 kb)

Ultrasound-guided injection of a filler composed by a mix of calcium hydroxyapatite and hyaluronic acid (MP4 3187 kb)

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Cavallieri, F.A., de Almeida Balassiano, L.K. (2022). Interventional Dermatologic Ultrasound in Aesthetics. In: Wortsman, X. (eds) Textbook of Dermatologic Ultrasound. Springer, Cham.

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