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Dermatologic Ultrasound Interest Group


Dermatologic Ultrasound Interest Group

The Dermatologic Ultrasound Interest Group gathers professionals interested in the applications and development of ultrasound in dermatology. Ximena Wortsman, MD, is the chair. She can be reached via e-mail at

Members: 36
Latest Activity: Oct 30, 2017

Discussion Forum

Polylactic Acid 2 Replies

Hello to all the members. Does anyone have images of sonographic aspects of this specific filler, the polylactic acid? The comercial name is Sculptra or new-Fill, among others. Thank you!Continue

Started by Fernanda Cavallieri. Last reply by Ximena Wortsman Feb 29, 2016.

Ultrasound Monitoring of Laser for Treating Silicone Oil Deposits 4 Replies

Silicone oil can be a nightmare when is used as filler, especially in the facial region. So far, these not FDA approved deposits are usually injected under non-medical conditions and may cause late…Continue

Tags: cosmetic, aesthetic, fillers, dermatologic, ultrasound

Started by Ximena Wortsman. Last reply by Claudia Patricia González Díaz Feb 4, 2016.

Lyme Disease 2 Replies

Does anyone have experience with findings in skin ultrasound of areas with suspicion of Lyme Disease? What would be the differential diagnosis?Happy New Year to everyone! :)Continue

Started by Fernanda Cavallieri. Last reply by Ximena Wortsman Jan 8, 2016.

How Long Does Hyaluronic Acid Really Last? 6 Replies

To date the market provides a wide variety of hyaluronic acid types. On sonography, pure low density hyaluronic acid usually lasts between 3 to 6 months; however, the new high density types of…Continue

Started by Ximena Wortsman. Last reply by Fernando Alfageme Dec 3, 2015.

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Comment by Ximena Wortsman on May 24, 2016 at 6:03am

Check new article on Usefulness of Ultrasound in Sarcoidal Necrobiosis Lipoidica:

Comment by Claudia Patricia González Díaz on April 10, 2016 at 11:06am

I´m very interested to go to the fist  dermatologic ultrasound course and session for AIUM 2017. I really want to see more about the use of ultrasound in all types of  cancer and the correct way to included all the important aspects in the ultrasound report.

Comment by Ximena Wortsman on April 6, 2016 at 12:16pm

We are in the process of preparing the first dermatologic ultrasound course and a session for AIUM 2017.

I encourage you to send your topics of interest before April 11, 2016.

Comment by Fernanda Cavallieri on February 24, 2016 at 8:24am

Congratulations to the authors! Really glad and excited to witness the first official Guidelines for Dermatologic Ultrasound. Loved it!

Comment by Marcio Bouer on February 22, 2016 at 6:45am

I have already received messages of dermatologists that wanted to read the article. Congratulations again Ximena!

Comment by Ximena Wortsman on February 21, 2016 at 8:18pm

Glad to share that the first "Guidelines for Performing Dermatologic Ultrasound" have been published in the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.

The link is: Guidelines for Performing Dermatologic Ultrasound

Comment by Ximena Wortsman on February 21, 2016 at 8:14pm
Comment by AIUM on February 3, 2016 at 4:08pm

The Committee and Community meeting schedule has now been posted for the 2016 AIUM Annual Convention.

Check it out here.

Comment by AIUM on January 29, 2016 at 10:54am

The archive for the most recent dermatology webinar is located here: You can view the webinar and take the CME test from the link. Just look for the title: Common and New Applications of Ultrasound in Dermatology

Comment by Ximena Wortsman on January 24, 2016 at 5:17pm

Are you injecting Botox into the masseter muscles for treating Bruxism and its cosmetic effects? Perform ultrasound first!. Check the article: "Comparison of clinical marking and ultrasound-guided injection of Botulinum type A toxin into the masseter muscles for treating bruxism and its cosmetic effects".

The link is:


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