foreign body reaction to silicone
Friday 20 January 2012
Foreign body reaction to silicone
Description: Foamy macrophages and giant cells with round transparent vacuoles corresponding to phagocytized silicone.
Clinics: Leaking silicon implant versus capsular fibrosis.
Silicon-associated subcutaneous lesion presenting as a mass: a confounding histopathologic correlation. Shvartsbeyn M, Rapkiewicz A. Hum Pathol. 2011 Sep;42(9):1364-7. doi : 10.1016/j.humpath.2011.01.001 PMID: 21388657