Silicon leak right breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Routine diagnostic mammography

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

No complaints form this 70 year old who had breast prostheses placed 23 years ago.

MLO view right breast in 2009.


Conventional views right breast 2013.

Case Discussion

Free silicon from a ruptured prosthesis in the parenchyma of the right breast.

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Case information

rID: 23838
Published: 12th Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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