Self-reported diseases and symptoms by rupture status among unselected Danish women with cosmetic silicone breast implants.

@article{Hlmich2003SelfreportedDA,
  title={Self-reported diseases and symptoms by rupture status among unselected Danish women with cosmetic silicone breast implants.},
  author={Lisbet Rosenkrantz H{\"o}lmich and Kim Kj\oller and Jon P. Fryzek and Mimi H\oier-Madsen and Ilse M M Vejborg and Carsten Conrad and Susanne Sletting and Joseph K. Mclaughlin and Vibeke Bro Breiting and S\oren Friis},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={723-32; discussion 733-4}
}
Epidemiologic evidence does not support an association between silicone breast implants and connective tissue or other rheumatic diseases. However, a recent study has suggested that women with ruptured implants may be at increased risk of developing fibromyalgia. An analysis of adverse health outcomes according to breast implant rupture status was conducted in 238 unselected Danish women with cosmetic silicone breast implants. Ninety-two of the women had definite implant rupture, and 146 had… CONTINUE READING

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