Collapsed breast implant shell

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
MRI

Sagittal T2-weighted images showed a collapsed right implant shell with silicone extravasation into the fibrous capsule (Fig.1). Transverse STIR images (Fig. 2) also show the intact left implant for comparison.

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Case information

rID: 13823
Case created: 20th May 2011
Last edited: 9th Oct 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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