Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2009;28(2): 103-107.
Sonographic Findings of Polyacrylamide Gel Mammoplasty: A Report of Three Cases.
Jae Jeong Choi, Bong Joo Kang, Jae Hee Lee, Sung Hun Kim
1Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea. lionmain@catholic.ac.kr
2Breast Clinic, Human Medical Imaging & Intervention Center, Korea.
  Published online: June 1, 2009.
ABSTRACT
Polyacrylamide gels (PAAGs) have been widely used for breast augmentation in China and the former Soviet Union since the 1990s. However, breast injection of PAAGs was abandoned due to various complications such as induration and lumps. Currently, this injection procedure is illegally practiced in South Korea and there are a few reports on the radiological findings of PAAG injection mammoplasty, especially describing the sonographic features. We report three cases of PAAG injection mammoplasty.
Keywords: Mammoplasty; Polyacrylamide gel; Sonography
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