Author(s): Valdatta L, Thione A, Buoro M, Tuinder S
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Abstract A case is presented in which an aesthetic breast augmentation by fat injection led a young woman to a life-threatening sepsis due to bilateral mammary abscesses. Immediate and late complications of this procedure are considered; infection is the frightful complication that can lead to septic shock, affecting survival, aesthetic outcome, and reconstruction possibilities of the patient's breasts.
This article was published in Aesthetic Plast Surg
and referenced in Surgery: Current Research