Case 105: Early Recurrent Capsular Contracture and Thin Tissue

Higgs, Michael J., Topchian, David, Walker, John, Flynn, John, Shiffman, Melvin A., Frame, James D. and Szalay, Michael (2017) Case 105: Early Recurrent Capsular Contracture and Thin Tissue. In: Cosmetic Breast Cases. Springer, Cham, pp. 191-201. ISBN 978-3-319-27714-1

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This 25-year-old patient had subglandular breast augmentation in 2008. She developed grade 2 capsule contracture and was treated medically with some improvement. Fourteen months after surgery, the capsule contracture was grade 3 that did not respond to medical treatment. Capsulectomy was performed with implants changed to subpectoral pockets. Capsule contracture grade 3 developed on the right side postoperatively. There was a discussion on polyurethane implants and Alloderm. A second revision was performed and she returned in 2015 with flipping of the implants and indentations.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: cosmetic surgery
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Medical Science (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Lisa Blanshard
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 15:52
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2022 15:42

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