Breast implants

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Chest x-ray performed for chest pain. Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female
X-ray

Bilateral breast implants.

Heart size normal.  Lungs clear.

 

Case Discussion

It is important to recognise breast implants on a chest x-ray.

This should not be mistaken for bilateral lower lobe pneumonia

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Case information

rID: 33381
Case created: 10th Jan 2015
Last edited: 7th Sep 2015
Systems: Breast, Chest
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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