A 32-year-old female asked:
Significant atrophy of forehead due to cortisone injection into cystic acne 10 weeks ago. it has filled in very slightly. will it continue to recover?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Cortisone-induced: It is not uncommon to have tissue atrophy after cortisone injection for cystic acne. It tends to "fill in" over a variable amount of time. There may be a residual slight indentation in the injection area when healing is complete.
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