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Click on image for details. Correspondence Address : Dr. Background: Infection following augmentation and prosthetic-based breast reconstruction can cause significant physical and psychological distress for patients.
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Cite This Article. To the Editor : Mycobacterium fortuitum complex members are rapidly growing mycobacteria found in water and soil 1. These opportunistic pathogens are responsible for posttraumatic skin and soft tissue infections.
Corresponding author: Hwan Jun Choi, M. This work was supported by the Soonchunhyang University Research Fund. Breast augmentation is among the most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedures.
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. A case is reported of late infection in a breast implant, in a year-old female who underwent breast augmentation with a double-lumen silicone prosthesis combined with abdominoplasty. After 8 uneventful postoperative months, untoward and poorly defined symptoms occurred and further exploratory surgery became necessary.
The procedure can also be done to reconstruct the breast following breast surgery. Infection is most common within a week after surgery. Capsular contracture.
Background: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy is most of the time suitable for subset of the patients of breast cancer in Indian population. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy may be used to down stage a tumor that is inoperable in its current state, so that curative resection becomes feasible. But also, it can decrease size of operable primary tumour so that breast conserving surgery become possible which has better functional outcome and improves the quality of life.