Fluid silicone is used by cosmetic surgoans or by 'lay' surgeons, illegal, incompetent and unscrupulous operators (PMID; 16738424) for the purpose of body augmentation mammaplasty or in the context of transsexualism. The compound may cause severe or fatal silicone embolism syndrome with DAH, ARDS and MODS

Last update : 01/11/2015