Pneumonitis caused by silicone gel following breast implant rupture

  • Paredes Vila S
  • Gonzalez Barcala F
  • Suarez Antelo J
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Abstract

There have been reports of pneumonitis associated with subcutaneous injection of liquid silicone, and of other pulmonary conditions due to cohesive silicone gel prostheses, but we know of no previous cases of pneumonitis associated with silicone gel.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Breast implant
  • Pneumonitis
  • Silicone
  • Thoracic surgery

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