siliconoma

siliconoma

A popular term for a relatively circumscribed tissue response to extravasated silicone, which may be accompanied by a foreign body-type giant cell reaction, histiocytes and brightly refractile silicone material.

siliconoma

A circumscribed tissue response to extravasated silicone, accompanied by a foreign body-type giant cell reaction, histiocytes, brightly refractile silicone crystals
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Silicone granuloma (SG) or siliconoma, by definition, is a type of tissue reaction from silicone.
La presentacion histologica es muy similar al siliconoma, tambien denominada apariencia de "queso suizo", la parafina aparece en forma de espacios pseudoquisticos vacios, de tamanos y formas variables, rodeados de histiocitos espumosos y celulas gigantes multinucleadas en un fondo de colageno maduro.
Las reacciones locales en las areas tratadas incluyen dolor, eritema, equimosis, celulitis facial, induracion y formacion de nodulos inflamatorios, tambien conocidos como "siliconomas" (1,2,7,9,15,13).
A "siliconoma" can be palpable and sometimes painful and is the result of an immune response to the silicone.