Diagnosis and treatment of periorbital lipogranuloma after facial autologous fat filling

Authors: Diao Jiale,  Wei Ruili
DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.cn115989-20190218-00058
Published 2020-11-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2020,38(11): 989-992.

Abstract

Facial autologous fat filling is widely accepted as a kind of facial cosmetic surgery.However, the postoperative complications, such as periorbital firm mass, ptosis and palpebral erythema, affect appearance and health seriously after surgery.Periorbital lipogranuloma is an ophthalmic complication of facial autologous fat filling which may be due to the nonviable adipocytes.The location of periorbital lipogranuloma is directly associated with fat filling site.The present therapies for periorbital lipogranuloma include the application of glucocorticoid and surgery.Most ophthalmologists in China know little about this disease, leading to misdiagnosis and overtreatment in clinical practice.This review summarizes the clinical characteristics of periorbital lipogranuloma in order to provide guidance for clinical diagnosis and treatment.

Key words:

Autologous fat; Facial augmentation; Periorbital mass; Lipogranuloma

Contributor Information

Diao Jiale
Department of Ophthalmology, Changzheng Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003, China
Wei Ruili
Department of Ophthalmology, Changzheng Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003, China
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