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Breast implant, rupture, extracapsular silicone

Bertagnolli RB - MedPix

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Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Breast implant, rupture, extracapsular silicone

History: 55 Y/O female with bilateral silicone iplants. Has right breast mass to 3-4o'clock

Findings: Ultrasound findings- classic linguini sign consisting of hyperechoic linear objects coursing through the implant. Hyperechoic shadowing of all structures, typical of silicon infiltrating into tissues surrounding the implant capsule. MRI- Linguini sign with high signal on h20 saturation in the soft tissue surrounding the implant.

Ddx: silicone implant rupture

Dxhow: US, MRI

Exam: Right breast mass at 3 o'clock position of the right breast.

No MeSH data available.


Multiple ultrasound and MRI images demonstrating the classic linquini sign, and extravasation of silicone into the surrounding tissues.
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Breast implant, rupture, extracapsular silicone

Bertagnolli RB - MedPix

Multiple ultrasound and MRI images demonstrating the classic linquini sign, and extravasation of silicone into the surrounding tissues.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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MPX1884_synpic21847: Multiple ultrasound and MRI images demonstrating the classic linquini sign, and extravasation of silicone into the surrounding tissues.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Breast implant, rupture, extracapsular silicone

History: 55 Y/O female with bilateral silicone iplants. Has right breast mass to 3-4o'clock

Findings: Ultrasound findings- classic linguini sign consisting of hyperechoic linear objects coursing through the implant. Hyperechoic shadowing of all structures, typical of silicon infiltrating into tissues surrounding the implant capsule. MRI- Linguini sign with high signal on h20 saturation in the soft tissue surrounding the implant.

Ddx: silicone implant rupture

Dxhow: US, MRI

Exam: Right breast mass at 3 o'clock position of the right breast.

No MeSH data available.