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Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL): Breast Imaging Perspective
Lymphoma [Working Title]
Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a rare disease first described in 1997. Since then, its incidence has continued to increase. Current estimated lifetime risk in women with textured breast implants range from 1:1000 to 1:30,000. Most cases present with rapid and dramatic breast swelling resulting from peri-implant fluid collection. Palpable mass, pain, and skin lesions also occur. A high index of suspicion in patients who develop a seroma around the breast implant moredoi:10.5772/intechopen.101084 fatcat:4se6ed2fszgghk3me6rp6thsri