Breast - nonmalignant
Inflammatory / infectious
Silicone breast implants - axilla

Author: Hind Nassar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 July 2017, last major update April 2010

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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