Unusual skin reaction to silicone content in breast implants.


We present a patient who had a long history of unsuccessful bilateral mammary operations with insertion and extraction of various implants, some of which were filled with silicone gel, others with saline. In addition to complications in the tissue surrounding the prosthesis, she had distant widespread skin lesions which, we believe, were due to leakage from… (More)


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@article{Marcusson1999UnusualSR, title={Unusual skin reaction to silicone content in breast implants.}, author={Jan A. Marcusson and Bolli Bjarnason}, journal={Acta dermato-venereologica}, year={1999}, volume={79 2}, pages={136-8} }