Dec 19, · Women whose silicone breast implants have ruptured and spread silicone gel beyond the fibrous scar that forms around the implant may be at increased risk for fibromyalgia, an FDA study indicates.. FDA researchers asked women with silicone gel implants if they had experienced persistent joint pain, swelling or stiffness; rash on their breasts or chest; or . If other studies are consistent with these findings, women should be informed of the potential risk of developing fibromyalgia if their breast implants rupture and silicone gel .
Ruptured Breast Implants And Fibromyalgia A FDA study shows an increased risk for fibromyalgia in women whose silicone breast implants have ruptured. These ruptured implants cause silicone gel to spread beyond the area of the implant and . association between silicone breast implants and the subsequent development of fibromyalgia. The single positive finding, that of a greater than 2-fold excess of self-reported fibromyalgia among women with magnetic resonance imaging-diagnosed extra-capsular ruptures in one study, can be explained byCited by:
Aug 01, · August Silicone-gel breast implant rupture is common. Silicone-gel from ruptured implants may escape the scar capsule that forms around breast implants and become “extracapsular silicone.” Women with extracapsular silicone gel were at higher risk of reporting that they were diagnosed with fibromyalgia.