Galactorrhea After Aesthetic Breast Augmentation With Silicone Implants: Report of Two Cases and Management of Postoperative Galactorrhea

@article{Ayestaray2010GalactorrheaAA,
  title={Galactorrhea After Aesthetic Breast Augmentation With Silicone Implants: Report of Two Cases and Management of Postoperative Galactorrhea},
  author={Benoit Ayestaray and Emmanuel Dudrap and Amir Chaibi},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={35},
  pages={408-413}
}
Galactorrhea is a rare event after breast augmentation. The physiopathologic bases of galactorrhea depend on the central secretion of prolactin. These physiopathologic bases must be clearly understood for the prevention and treatment of postoperative galactorrhea. This report describes two cases of a postoperative galactorrhea after aesthetic breast augmentation with silicone implants. The clinical appearance closely resembles a postoperative sepsis without hyperthermia. Bacteriologic samples… CONTINUE READING

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