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Painful lymphadenopathy due to silicone breast implant rupture following extensive global air travel


Abstract A 25-year-old Caucasian flight attendant with an extensive travel history presented with night sweats, fevers, weight loss and axillary and supraclavicular lymphadenopathy. Apart from surgical breast augmentation, she had no past medical or surgical history. She was anaemic, leucopenic and lymphopenic, and a broad infection screen was negative. Cross-sectional imaging revealed ipsilateral…

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