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2020 May 29

Int J Surg Case Rep


Bilateral breast implant associated chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL): A case report.


Bletsis PP, Janssen LE, Visser O, Offerman SR, Tellier MA, Laterveer L, Houpt P
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2020 May 29; 71:341-345.
PMID: 32497784.


An estimated 30.000 breast implants are placed in the Netherlands annually. An increasing amount of reports have linked implants to the rare anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). Other implant-related lymphomas, such as those of B-cell lineage, are much rarer.