Has there been many cases with ALCL with the textured McGhan implants?

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ALCL and McGhan textured implants

According to the white paper issued by the FDA on the 60 cases reported worldwide, textured implants has been mentioned as part of the group which contain the cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). The paper does not list the manufacturer of these implants.

Cleveland Plastic Surgeon
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ALCL and inpolants

This is very rare and is not implant specific.so no there are not a large number of cases with McGhan textured implants.The risk is very very minimal.go for it.

Robert Brueck, MD
Fort Myers Plastic Surgeon
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ALCL and textured breast implants

To date, approximately 60 cases of ALCL have been reported with textured breast implants.   Determining the specific manufacturer is a bit more difficult.   Fortunately, ALCL is an extremely rare disease that can be effectively treated. 

Joseph Franklin, MD
Durham Plastic Surgeon
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