Microscopic Polyangiitis following Silicone Exposure from Breast Implantation

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We describe a case of a patient who developed microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) in the setting of exposure to silicone after breast implantation. A 57-year-old Hispanic woman was admitted to our hospital with complaints of fever, cough, and hemoptysis. She had undergone silicone breast implantation two years prior to presentation. She was diagnosed as having… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2014/902089

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