Fluid silicone is used by cosmetic surgeons or by illegal 'lay' surgeons, or by incompetent and unscrupulous operators (PMID; 16738424) for the purpose of body augmentation mammaplasty (then in the breasts) or in the context of transsexualism. The compound may cause severe or fatal silicone embolism syndrome with DAH, ARDS and/or MODS

Last update : 08/12/2018
I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
II - Pulmonary edema - Acute lung injury - ARDS
III - Pulmonary/alveolar hemorrhage
VI - Pulmonary vasculopathies
VII - Mediastinal involvement
VIII - Central-large-upper airway (incl pharyngeal-nasal) involvement
X - Systemic/Distant conditions, syndromes and reactions
XI - Miscellaneous
XV - Pathology
XVI - Imaging
XIX - Cytological, biochemical features of/in BAL, pleural fluid or FNA