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Silicone granuloma following closed capsulotomy of mammary prosthesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4083696     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rupture of the silicone prosthesis can occur following external closed compression capsulotomy for fibrous capsules that develop after augmentation mammaplasty. The forces needed to rupture the fibrous capsule can cause silicone gel from the prosthesis to be pressure injected into the breast tissue and surrounding musculature. Film-screen mammography can be utilized to diagnose prosthetic rupture.
Authors:
J Apesos; T L Pope
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of plastic surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0148-7043     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Plast Surg     Publication Date:  1985 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-17     Completed Date:  1986-02-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805336     Medline TA:  Ann Plast Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  403-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Breast / surgery*
Breast Diseases / etiology*
Female
Granuloma / etiology*
Humans
Prostheses and Implants / adverse effects*
Silicones / adverse effects*
Surgery, Plastic / adverse effects*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Silicones

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