Self-reported Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Danish Women With Cosmetic Breast Implants

@article{Kjller2004SelfreportedMS,
  title={Self-reported Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Danish Women With Cosmetic Breast Implants},
  author={Kim Kj{\o}ller and Lisbet Rosenkrantz H{\"o}lmich and Jon P. Fryzek and Poul Harboe Jacobsen and S{\o}ren Friis and Joseph K. Mclaughlin and Loren Lipworth and Trine Foged Henriksen and Mimi H{\o}ier‐Madsen and Allan S. Wiik and J{\o}rgen H Olsen},
  journal={Annals of Plastic Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={52},
  pages={1-7}
}
BackgroundNo epidemiological evidence of an association between silicone breast implants and connective tissue disease has been found. Based on case reports, it has been hypothesized that silicone breast implants may be associated with a unique rheumatic symptom cluster termed “atypical connective tissue disease.” Material and MethodsWe have evaluated self-reported rheumatic symptoms among women who received breast implants between 1977 and 1997 at 2 private plastic surgery clinics in Denmark… 
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