Etanercept Therapy for Silicone Granuloma

October 2006 | Volume 5 | Issue 9 | Case Reports | 894 | Copyright © October 2006

Anupam M. Desai MD, John Browning MD, Theodore Rosen MD

A patient developed a typical, painful, and debilitating reaction on the thighs following injection of ostensibly medical grade “silicone” to achieve alteration of body contours. The refractory silicone granuloma responded dramatically to treatment with etanercept.