From the case: Linguine sign

CT
Axial C+ arterial phase
System: Breast
Section: Gamuts
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ After implantation of a silicone or saline breast implant, a fibrous capsule (scar) forms around the implant shell. In an intracapsular rupture th...”

Used in the following article:

  • Breast implant rupture - “ Breast implant ruptures are a recognized complication of a breast implant. It can be intracapsular, when confined by the surrounding fibrous capsu...”
  • Breast implants - “ Breast implants are increasingly common in general breast radiology practice. Classification Location Breast implants may be placed behind the ...”
  • Linguine sign (breast) - “ Linguine sign is one of the imaging signs of intracapsular rupture of a breast implant. After implantation of a silicone or saline breast implant...”

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