Breast cancer survivor concerned about lumps in breast post reconstruction with fat transfer.
Doctor Answers 2
Please see your surgeon
That is normal this early post fat grafting, but you need to see your surgeon to make sure. These can be fat necrosis or oil cyst. your surgeon can help you.
Lumps in Breast after Fat Grafting
Common post fat grafting findings include oil cysts and fat necrosis which can manifest as hard lumps. Often these can be followed for signs of improvement but in the setting of breast reconstruction after breast cancer it is important that both your breast surgeon and reconstructive surgeon evaluate you for any lumps as they may warrant further work up.
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