Peculiar mammographic and ultrasonographic findings of a retained silastic drain in the breast

Eun Ju Son, Ki Keun Oh, Eun Kyung Kim

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Foreign bodies, such as surgical sponges or drains, are sometimes retained after surgical procedures. Retention of a drain in the breast tissue postoperatively is an unusnal complication. This report describes two cases of characteristic sonographic findings related to retained silastic drains following breast surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)752-754
Number of pages3
JournalYonsei medical journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Oct 1


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  • Medicine(all)

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