Eur J Plast Surg (2016) 39:77–78 DOI 10.1007/s00238-015-1146-6 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Leaking seroma following breast augmentation: technical fault or new complication? 1 1 1 Alexander Bogdanov Berezovsky & Vasileios A. Pagkalos & Yuval Krieger & 1 2 1 Yaron Shoham & Zvi Perry & Eldad Silberstein Received: 21 July 2015 /Accepted: 11 August 2015 /Published online: 3 September 2015 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015 Sir, Seventeen patients (4.86 %) showed signs of leaking Breast augmentation (BA) remains the most common aesthet- seroma, in 16 cases unilateral and in one case bilateral. Among ical operation performed worldwide [1, 2]. It is considered as a 350 patients, two identical female twins were operated and simple, reliable procedure with a low complications rate. Ear- both of them developed LS symptoms. The incidence of LS during the study period gradually decreased as shown in ly complications such as hematoma, seroma and infection are well known and were referenced in the scientific literature . Table 1. Lag time between the operation date and first LS However, we have not found any published studies regarding symptoms appearance varied from 5 to 50 days with mean early seroma, leaking through the surgical wound (leaking value 15.9±11.6
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