Breast nonmalignant
Silicone breast implants - axilla

Topic Completed: 1 April 2010

Revised: 30 May 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Silicone breast implants axilla

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Definition / general
  • Due to silicone prosthesis or migration of injected silicone
  • Either an incidental finding or causes painful / enlarged lymph node
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
Microscopic (histologic) images

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histiocytes expand
subcapsular sinus

Multinucleated giant cells contain refractile material

Round silicone vacuoles of various sizes

Silicone lymphadenopathy

Cytology description
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