Invited Discussion on: Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and the Textured Implant Crisis

  • Luís Ricardo Martinhão SoutoEmail author
Editor’s Invited Commentary


The author discusses some important points about breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and adds new and updated information about the disease (ALCL).

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Breast implants Buttocks Lymphoma Large cell Anaplastic Prostheses and implants Silicone elastomers 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of SurgeryFaculdade de Medicina de Marília (FAMEMA)MaríliaBrazil

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