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The Role of Ultrasound in the Use of Hyaluronidase

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Hyaluronic acid fillers are known for a reliable safety profile, but complications do occur, even serious vascular adverse events. In case of complications, hyaluronidase can be used to dissolve hyaluronic acid fillers. With ultrasound, the deposit of hyaluronic acid causing the complication can be detected. Furthermore, ultrasound-guided injections of hyaluronidase are more precise to target and dissolve the filler, and less units of hyaluronidase are required.

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Schelke, L.W., Velthuis, P.J. (2022). The Role of Ultrasound in the Use of Hyaluronidase. In: Wortsman, X. (eds) Textbook of Dermatologic Ultrasound. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-08736-3_28

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