Bilateral chest wall sarcomas associated with silicone implant capsules in a patient with Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Meenakshi Bansal, Stephenn Vega, Gabrielle Yeaney, Xi Wang
2016 Journal of Case Reports and Images in Pathology   unpublished
the carcinogenicity of silicone implants has been confirmed in rodents but is not evident in human breast. case report: We report a patient with Li-Fraumeni syndrome who developed bilateral chest wall unclassified sarcomas tightly associated with the capsule of silicone implants placed during treatment for her right breast cancer. conclusion: Our case may suggest that genetic instability could increase the probability of carcinogenesis of silicone implants. caution should be exercised when
more » ... exercised when making management plans for these patients.
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