General Medicine: Open Access

General Medicine: Open Access
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Complications of Use of Injected Liquid Silicone in Breast: A Case Report

Zimmermmann JB, Duarte AMBDR, Silva AC, Batalha SH, Silva CS and Zimmermmann SG

Silicone is any chemical polymer, manufactured in the form of a fluid, resin or elastomer which has a chain formed of alternating silicon and oxygen atoms, in the same way as organic compounds. They are used as polishing, sealing and protective agents. They are also waterproofing, lubricants and in medicine are used as basic material of prostheses. However, it has been reported the application of liquid silicone in body areas for aesthetic improvement.