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Popcorn effect from granules following GBR?

Last Updated June 06, 2017
Reviewed By:  OsseoNews Team

I have started using tricalcium phosphate for bone grafts and cover the site with a resorbable collagen membrane. The grafts and soft tissue seem to heal well and look normal. However, recently I have started noticing a ‘popcorn’ effect, by which I mean that you can see small granules beginning to exfoliate. Patients are not in any pain or discomfort and no pus or swelling has been noted. How would you manage this?


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