Ruptured Implants and Seroma

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55-year-old patient who underwent breast augmentation 6 years prior with subglandular silicone implants. Although she recalls the size of her implant to be only 325 cc for the right breast and 350 cc for the left breast, over the past 10 years her breasts continue to increase in volume. Imaging studies revealed silicone implant rupture and surrounding fluid. The patient simply wished to have her implants removed with no replacement. At surgery bilateral ruptured silicone implants were found with complete degradation of the capsule and a large surrounding old hematoma and seroma.

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