Dystrophic calcifications after autologous fat injection on face

Dai Hyun Kim, Hee Won Jang, Hee Joo Kim, Sang Wook Son

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Autologous fat injection is widely used procedure for various functional and aesthetic purposes. However, it could result in many immediate or delayed complications including dystrophic calcifications. Almost all of the case reports about dystrophic calcification after autologous fat injection were result from the iatrogenic tissue trauma of breast augmentation. This is a report of a 30-year-old patient who developed pathologically proven multiple dystrophic calcifications on the face after autologous fat injection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)138-140
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jun


  • Acne
  • Autologous fat injection
  • Dystrophic calcification
  • Face

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Dermatology


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