Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

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Practice for Plastic Surgery Cheshire


August 2019

Practice for Plastic Surgery Cheshire| Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, ALCL

ALCL is a rare tumour that affects the scar capsule that forms around breast implants. It has occurred with both rough and smooth walled implants, but the tumour is associated, more, with aggressive texturing, which is why these implants have been withdrawn. This action potentially creates other problems for patients, as texturing is associated with lower capsular contraction rates and there are lower rotation rates of shaped implants… Read more