Foreign body reaction
to the implanted biomaterials involves three stages: (I) The incipient period, (II) the phase of progression and (III) the phase of resolution.
The presence of cholesterol crystals results in a foreign body reaction
involving giant inflammatory cells, and granulomatous tissue finally develops.
1,2,5,7,8,14,15) FG has several benefits such as shorter operation time than suturing, less corneal irritation, less granulomatous foreign body reaction
and stromal inflammation.
Removing the pack after the third postoperative day of surgery can reduce the incidence of foreign body reaction
and delay healing.
Literature contains reports of other hem static materials (such as gelfoam and Surgicel) causing foreign body reactions
that could not be distinguished from recurrent tumors on MRI1.
It also inhibits sperm motility and function, suppresses the endometrium, causes a weak foreign body reaction
, and inhibits ovulation cycles in about 10% of women.
Manor A, Kaffe I : Unusual foreign body reaction
to a braided silk suture: A case report: J Periodontol : 1982 : 53: 86
The Combo Stent has demonstrated significantly lower neointimal hyperplasia, improved endothelial coverage relative to commercially available drug-eluting stents and lower presence of inflammation and foreign body reaction
in multiple pre-clinical studies," said Renu Virmani, M.
The body's response to implanted medical devices comprises a series of events, beginning with acute inflammatory response, followed by chronic inflammatory response, granulation tissue development, and foreign body reaction
to implanted biomaterials.
Among noninfectious cases, granulomatous perichondritis of the nasal ala, sarcoidlike foreign body reaction
from multiple piercing, paraphimosis from a distal penis pierce, and speech impairment, together with difficulty in chewing and swallowing from oral jewelry, have been reported (1,2,9,10).
Pseudofolliculitis barbae, also known as "razor bumps," is an inflammatory foreign body reaction
thought to be produced by curved hairs growing back into the skin, said Dr.