Chest wall deformity after tissue expansion

Sariguney Y., AYHAN M. S., Eryilmaz T.

SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY, vol.42, no.2, pp.108-109, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


There have been few reports about skeletal changes beneath a tissue expander in breast reconstruction. We present one, and surgeons should be cautious about the possibility of skeletal deformities in patients who are osteoporotic and postmenopausal who require prolonged tissue expansion.