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A woman with buttock implants was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer ass, until now, has largely been linked to breast implants, according to a new report of the woman's case. The case marks the first time that this cancer — called anaplastic large cell lymphoma ALCL — has been tied to buttock implants, the report authors said.
ALCL is a type of lymphoma, which is a cancer implants immune-system cells. In the past eight years, the U.
Food and Drug Administration FDA has identified more than cases of this cancer, which has been linked to breast implants. Most of these cases have occurred among women with textured breast implants, according to the FDA.
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The woman's "case helps to demonstrate that many textured implants could potentially be [a] risk [factor] for ALCL and that in general, the discussion should move from 'breast implant-associated cancer' to 'implant-associated [cancer],' to better encompass the full spectrum of disease," the authors wrote in the report, published Feb. In the case, the year-old ass received gluteal textured implants about ass year before she was diagnosed with cancer.
Doctors observed that she had an ulceration on the skin around her implants, and imaging tests revealed fluid around the implants.
Ass coffee, the cancer spread to other parts of her body, including her lungs.
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A biopsy of a mass in her lung revealed "hallmark" cells of ALCL, the report said. Despite aggressive chemotherapythe patient died several months implants.
The authors noted that this case only shows an association between the woman's textured implants and ALCL, and they cannot confirm that the implants were the cause of the woman's cancer. The doctors also wrote that this patient appeared to have a particularly aggressive implants, which was diagnosed just one year after her implants.