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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 42, n° 5P2
pages 888-891 (mai 2000)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(00)90264-0
Delayed-hypersensitivity granulomatous reaction induced by blepharopigmentation with aluminum-silicate

Hartmund P. Schwarze, MD, Françoise Giordano-Labadie, MD, François Loche, MD, M.Bernadette Gorguet, MD, Jacques Bazex, MD
Department of Dermatology, CHU-Purpan. Toulouse, France 


Blepharopigmentation has been introduced during the last decade as a technique for creating a permanent line along the eyelid margin, thus simulating a cosmetic eyeliner. Complications related to this procedure are mostly reported in the opthalmologic literature describing infectious, allergic, or technical problems. We report a case of a woman who underwent blepharopigmentation with aluminum-silicate and in whom a delayed hypersensitivity granulomatous reaction developed. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2000;42:888-91.)

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 This supplement is made possible through an educational grant from Ortho Dermatological to the American Academy of Dermatology.
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