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Medical Term:

collagen injection

 

Definition: correction of superficial soft tissue deformities, acne scars, or age-related skin changes by injection (implantation) of collagen; bovine collagen preparations are commonly used. Prior intradermal testing is necessary to exclude hypersensitivity.

Synonym(s): collagen implantation

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