Silicone in the Axilla
Abnormal lymph node with hyperdense appearance on mammography. A sub-pectoral silicone implant is also noted. On ultrasound, there is a hazy, "snow storm" like appearance of increased echogenicity within a lymph node consistent with free (extra-capsular) silicone.
WHY IT MATTERS:
Multimodality Imaging-based Evaluation of Single-Lumen Silicone Breast Implants for Rupture (RadioGraphics, 2017)
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