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Polyacrylamide gel breast augmentation: report of two cases and review of the literature

Published:December 20, 2014DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2014.12.008

      Abstract

      Polyacrylamide gel (PAAG) injection remains an uncommon method of breast augmentation. Providers must recognize the clinical and radiological manifestations to optimize management. The clinical and radiological findings of PAAG injection may mimic malignancy and silicone breast augmentation. We described two patients with prior PAAG breast augmentation with physical exam and imaging findings concerning for malignancy. We reviewed the literature on PAAG breast augmentation and compare PAAG to silicone breast augmentation. The management of such patients is discussed.

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