Anaplastic large cell lymphoma arising in a silicone breast implant capsule: a case report and review of the literature. Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Anaplastic
  • Silicone Gels

abstract

  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a rare type of primary breast lymphoma. We report a case of anaplastic large cell lymphoma, T-cell phenotype, occurring in the periprosthetic capsule of a silicone breast prosthesis 9 years after implantation for augmentation mammoplasty. This case is unique for its unusual presentation.

publication date

  • January 2003

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12653596

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e115

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 127

number

  • 3