Silicon level in skin tissues of normal female individuals

Harlim, Ago and Aisah, Siti and Sihombing, Riwandi (2018) Silicon level in skin tissues of normal female individuals. Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists, 28 (2). pp. 134-138. ISSN 1560 9014

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Objective To evaluate silicon level in normal skin tissue. Methods The silicon levels in skin samples were measured using an atomic absorbance spectrophotometer in 37 healthy normal females who had never received silicone injection and compared with those who had developed granuloma after silicone injection.. Results Low silicon level (44.07±75.86 μg/g) was found in skin tissues of normal individuals as compared to those who developed post-silicone granuloma (1709.21±1851.72 μg/g). Conclusion Silicon may be found in normal skin tissue due to daily use of cosmetic products; however the level is significantly low. Key words Silicon, skin, topical, accumulation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE
MEDICINE > Internal medicine > Specialties of internal medicine > Diseases of the connective tissues
MEDICINE > Dermatology
MEDICINE > Dermatology > Hyperemias, inflammations, and infections of the skin
Depositing User: Ms Sari Mentari Simanjuntak
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2019 03:25
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2022 10:21

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