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G Fumo, F Ferreli, S Murgia, R Galletti, M Pau
Liquid injectable silicone has been used to increase volume in determined cutaneous districts, particularly in aesthetical reconstructive surgery. Although considered biologically inert for a long time this substance produced various complications as granulomatous foreign body reaction (siliconomas), secondary limphedema, tissue destruction and lethal embolism. A 35-year-old Caucasian woman came to our department with erithema and edema on the right leg, fever and chills. A thorough examination of the patient's history revealed injection of liquid silicone 7 years before for cosmetic volume increase of both legs...
2013: La Clinica Terapeutica
Dan Mischianu, Ioan Florescu, Victor Madan, Cristian Iatagan, Ovidiu Bratu, Anca Oporan, C Giublea
INTRODUCTION: The necessity for complex and multidisciplinary approach of "border" surgical pathology has unanimously been agreed upon for such a long period of time, its advantages becoming even more obvious in rare, particular cases. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We report the case of a 39 year-old man diagnosed with lymphangiomatosis back in his childhood. He is admitted with a giant pseudotumoral scrotal mass presenting an important scrotal enlargement (40/35 cm). Physical examination, blood tests, ultrasound, IVP, abdominal and chest CT, psychiatric and plastic surgery evaluation established the diagnosis: peno-scrotal lymphedema with gigantic hydrocele and depressive disorder...
January 2009: Journal of Medicine and Life
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