A 35-year-old lactating woman with pre-existing polyacrylamide gel (PAAG) implants for 10 years presented on numerous occasions following both her pregnancies with bilateral recurrent breast infection, pain and finally massive breast enlargement with a ruptured galactocoele necessitating surgical intervention. As the safety of PAAG for the breastfeeding baby is not known, breastfeeding with PAAG implants is not recommended.
- Breast Surgery
- Infant Nutrition (including Breastfeeding)
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Contributors AGB and CJ both contributed to the concept and manuscript writing.
Competing interests None declared.
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