Capsular contracture

What is Capsular contracture?

Capsular contracture is a response of the immune system to foreign materials in the human body. Medically, it occurs mostly in context of the complications from breast implants and artificial joint prosthetics.

Questions and answers on "Capsular contracture"

I had breast cancer, subsequent reconstruction with a mesh I believe - four years ago. The breast where the implant is has deformed some and I am...

doctor1 MD

if it is so bad...you need to get operated and remove the implant...it is implant related issue and won't resolve without removing him

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

I had breast augmentation a year ago, and about a month ago, I noticed a hard pea-sized bump in my left breast, just above my nipple (but deeper in...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It could be Fibrocystic disease.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
As per your description, it could be Fibrocystic disease.It doesn't look like...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

I have a tightening sensation under my right breast, feels like where by breast meets my ribs, is there for a second then goes again. Thought it...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for the query.

You have provided me with good information.

You seem to be experiencing tightening of your right breast, and there does...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Capsular contracture


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Medical Topics