Silicone embolism (SE) - SE syndrome

A life-threatening syndrome that follows subcutaneous or i.v. injection of fluid silicone. The clinical presentation includes pulmonary infiltrates, ALI/ARDS, DAH, and CNS involvement when silicone accesses the brain (the 'silicone embolism syndrome or SES). See also under VIg, VIh and under 'Pathology' XVbn

Last update : 06/11/2015

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