What are Side Effects and Complications of Sclerotherapy?

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What are Side Effects and Complications of Sclerotherapy?

Postsclerotherapy Hyperpigmentation
For those patients highly susceptible to pigmentation, such as African- American patients, the use of glycerin as a sclerosant agent is highly recommended.

Telangiectatic Matting is defined as the appearance of groups of new, fine telangiectasias surrounding or replacing a previously treated area in a blush like manner.

Other rare complications include:

Cutaneous Necrosis/Ulceration

necrosis and ulceration.

Superficial Thrombophlebitis

Pulmonary Embolism

Arterial Injection

Neurologic Events

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