volume 21, issue 3, Pe272-e276 2021
DOI: 10.1016/j.clml.2020.12.005
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Abstract: Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is an uncommon lymphoproliferative disorder, mainly associated with textured implants. The average time from the breast implants to the development of BIA-ALCL is about 7 to 10 years, and the median age at the time of diagnosis is in the mid-50s. The exact incidence and prevalence of BIA-ALCL are not known. The pathogenesis of BIA-ALCL remains unclear. Different theories have been postulated, including immune response to textured implants, sub…

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