Lymphoma

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

4 days ago   |   By The Clinics

Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma is an emerging cancer of the immune system that is exclusively associated with textured-surface breast implants. This clinical review provides an update on the diagnosis and management of BIA-ALCL with an emphasis on major advances. The epidemiology and pathophysiology of the disease are also reviewed, focusing on current paradigm shifts and highlighting current controversies related to disease classification and risk mitigation. Finally, the authors conclude by discussing medicolegal and ethical issues surrounding BIA-ALCL while...
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Adverse Events Associated with Breast Implants

4 days ago   |   By The Clinics

Breast augmentation has consistently been the most common cosmetic surgical procedure performed in the United States since 2006. Capsular contracture, the most common reason for implant removal and/or revision, can cause breast pain and discomfort and affect the breast. Revision surgery is associated with decreased patient satisfaction rates and capsular contracture recurrence. Why some capsules form and some progress to contracture is still subject to hypothesis. It has been theorized that capsular contracture results from an imbalance between suppressors and potentiators, favoring...
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