Myonecrosis as a Sequela of Calf Implants.
Calf augmentation using alloplastic implants primarily is intended to enhance body contour. Usually this is a safe and efficacious procedure. However, in this unique report, significant myonecrosis occurred as a direct consequence of calf implantation, which resulted in a residual functional disability as well as aesthetic deformity. An awareness of the potential for a similar catastrophe hopefully will mitigate against future overzealous attempts at augmentation.
Published In/Presented At
Hallock, G. G. (1993). Myonecrosis as a sequela of calf implants. Annals Of Plastic Surgery, 30(5), 456-458.
Medicine and Health Sciences | Other Medical Specialties | Plastic Surgery | Surgery
Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery Faculty