Intracapsular breast implant rupture

Case contributed by Yazane Abdallah
Diagnosis almost certain


Evaluation of breast implants placed a few years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Multiple folds of the implant shell in the left breast. The small ones are indicated as teardrop sign.

Case Discussion

Magnetic resonance imaging is the most sensitive modality to evaluate implant integrity. Findings are compatible with intracapsular breast implant rupture.

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