Mastectomy and breast implant - on chest x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


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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Case information

rID: 61567
Published: 8th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast, Chest
Tag: basic
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center