Can Migration of Filler Cause Skin Necrosis?
- Asked by DeniJ
- 2 years ago
I am wondering if it is possible for migration of filler to "migrate" and put pressure on an artery causing skin necrosis? Has this ever happened?
Skin necrosis with dermal filler
Yes it does and yes it can.
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Filler and necrosis
Usually when skin necrosis occurs it is from direct injectioninto the vascular system. It is unlikely that migration of the filler causes the skin to necrose.
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