We report a woman who underwent augmentation mammaplasty as part of a clinical trial of the Trilucent (soybean oil-filled) breast implant in Genoa, Italy. Five months after surgery a mammography was performed in response to the patient's complaints of pressure and tightness in the area of her left breast. The mammogram clearly demonstrated a 5-mm fibroadenoma of the left breast. This is the first documented case of a nonpalpable breast lesion that was detected by mammography through the new radiolucent, triglyceride-filled implant.
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