Infection of a breast prosthesis is a devastating complication which usually results in its removal. We have successfully treated a case of periprosthetic infection of a tissue expander that had an integral port with a technique that demonstrates a potential benefit of this type of prosthesis.
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Published online: May 17, 2007
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