Sudden onset breast swelling: an unusual presentation of ruptured prosthesis 10 years post-implantation

Sudden onset breast swelling: an unusual presentation of ruptured prosthesis 10 years... Silicone-gel breast implants are widely used throughout the world for breast augmentation and reconstruction, and complications associated with long-term in vivo presence are well reported, particularly in relation to implant rupture. We report an unusual and atypical clinical presentation of large intracapsular seroma formation, not previously reported with silicone-gel breast prosthesis rupture. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Sudden onset breast swelling: an unusual presentation of ruptured prosthesis 10 years post-implantation

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-004-0694-y
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References

  • Determination of siloxanes, silicon and platinum in tissues of women with silicone gel-filled implants
    Flassbeck, D; Pfleiderer, B; Klemens, P; Heumann, KG; Eltze, E; Hirner, AV

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