Silicone granulomas: report of three cases and review of the literature.

  title={Silicone granulomas: report of three cases and review of the literature.},
  author={William D Travis and K{\'a}roly Balogh and Jerrold L. Abraham},
  journal={Human pathology},
  volume={16 1},
Since silicone is rapidly becoming one of the most commonly used biomaterials in modern medicine, pathologists will be observing increasing numbers of cases of silicone-related disease. Although numerous case reports have established that silicone elicits a characteristic response in tissues, the varying tissue reactions to silicone gels, liquids, and elastomers (rubber) have not been emphasized. Three cases are reported, and the literature is reviewed to illustrate the varying features of… CONTINUE READING
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