Case of the month July 2016: Ruptured Implants

Intra and extracapsular leaking silicone prosthesis

Clinical information

Screening in a patient with breast implants

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Intra and extracapsular leaking silicone prosthesis

Right breast
Right breast
Right breast
Right breast
Right breast
Right breast
Right breast
Right breast

Silicone particles in the axillary lymph nodes

The same patient a few years earlier. The prosthesis was also leaking

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 52
  • Body part: Breast

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System