Collapsed breast implant shell

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Patient with cosmetic silicone implants complaining of softening of the right breast.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Sagittal T2-weighted images showed a collapsed right implant shell with silicone extravasation into the fibrous capsule. Transverse STIR images also show the intact left implant for comparison.

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Case information

rID: 13823
Published: 20th May 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2020
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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