Corpus ID: 1722765

Breast pathology in complications associated with polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAAG) mammoplasty.

@article{Leung2007BreastPI,
  title={Breast pathology in complications associated with polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAAG) mammoplasty.},
  author={Kai M Leung and Gary P. S. Yeoh and K. W. Chan},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          137-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To study the tissue pathology of breast lesions associated with hydrophilic polyacrylamide gel injection augmentation mammoplasty. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Private anatomical pathology practice, Hong Kong. PATIENTS Eight patients who underwent lumpectomy of the breast due to complications of hydrophilic polyacrylamide gel injection for augmentation mammoplasty. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Identification of hydrophilic polyacrylamide gel in breast tissue and associated… Expand
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