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Cirugía Plástica Ibero-Latinoamericana

On-line version ISSN 1989-2055Print version ISSN 0376-7892

Abstract

PLASCENCIA-VALADEZ, Vicente  and  HERRERA-GUTIERREZ, Raúl. Subacute hematoma after augmentation mammoplasty related to bulimia nervosa. A case report. Cir. plást. iberolatinoam. [online]. 2017, vol.43, n.3, pp.265-268. ISSN 1989-2055.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/s0376-78922017000400007.

Augmentation mammoplasty is a very common surgery in our medium, with very well described complications. The acute hematoma after augmentation mammoplasty has a global incidence of 2-10%, however the subacute and late hematoma are rare, being the most common late complication the capsular contracture.

We present a case of a 22 years old patient submitted to augmentation mammoplasty and who 19 days after surgery presented a hematoma following the autoinduction of vomiting to maintain her weight, whitout previous clinical background of bulimic.

Keywords : Augmentation mammoplasty; Augmentation mammoplasty complications; Hematoma; Bulimia.

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