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What is the treatment for leaking breast implants?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
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A leaking breast implant indicates loss of integrety of the implant shell. This necessitates removal of the implant and replacement with a new prosthetic device. Saline implant ruptures are obvious clinically, while silicone gel implants may require a diagnostic MRI.

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