Will fat transfer fail for people with psoriasis ? Does this depend on the severity of psoriasis and location of the site where fat is taken (whether it is close to psoriasis patches) ? Does it mean that people with psoriasis cannot have fat transfer ?
Will Fat Transfer Fail for People with Psoriasis ?
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Fat Grafts in Patients with Psoriasis
Fat grafts should survive in patients with psoriasis. Needles and blades should not be used in patches of active disease during the procedure.
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Fat Transfer and Psoriasis
There are no studies that I have ever seen regarding fat transfer in patients with psoriasis. Without such direct studies, and with our present understanding of psoriasis, I would see no reason why you should avoid fat transfer. Of course I would not make the incisions in any active patches as that would predispose you to infection.
Yoash R. Enzer, MD
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