Mastectomy and breast implant - on chest x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Known and operated case of left breast cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Evidence of left mastectomy and breast implant reconstruction are seen as ill-defined opacity superimposed over the left hemithorax.

Evidence of left mastectomy and breast implant reconstruction are seen at left side.

Case Discussion

Breast implants on chest x-ray may mimic lung or chest wall masses

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