Corpus ID: 21771227

Breast implant (PIP), chronic inflammation and cancer: is there a connection? Case report.

@article{Gubitosi2012BreastI,
  title={Breast implant (PIP), chronic inflammation and cancer: is there a connection? Case report.},
  author={Adelmo Gubitosi and Giovanni Docimo and Roberto Ruggiero and Alessandro Esposito and Emanuela Esposito and Fabrizio Foroni},
  journal={Annali italiani di chirurgia},
  year={2012},
  volume={83}
}
The "PIP problem", in the field of the breast augmentation, represents today a surgical epidemiological emergency. The massive media coverage produced a kind of mass fear and many women are asking for explantations. A 47 y.o. female, breasts implanted with PIP devices for breast augmentation in 1998, came to our clinic asking for explantation and excisional biopsy of a 2.5 cm nodule adjacent to the upper side of the breast implant capsule. The outcome of the pathologic examination of the… Expand
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