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[Granuloma formation following intracutaneous administration of procaine-polyvinylpyrrolidone].

Authors
  • Bode, U
  • Ring, J
  • Schmoeckel, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift für Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1984
Volume
35
Issue
9
Pages
474–477
Identifiers
PMID: 6237077
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

After intracutaneous application (dermojet) of procaine polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) because of backpain in a 60-year-old woman, multiple brownish-red nodules developed at the injection site within a few days. The histology showed signs of a sarcoid granuloma. There was no clinical evidence for sarcoidosis in this patient. An allergic reaction of the granulomatous type is suspected.

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