Category: Embolism

Canadian HealthCare Mall: Results of Fat Embolism Syndrome

There were 15 transsexual men and 18 women. The mean age was 31.4 years (age range, 21 to 58 years). The sites of silicone injection were breast (n = 14), trochanteric area (n = 13), vagina (n = 4), buttock (n = 1), and shoulder (n = 1). The reported amounts of injected silicone ranged between 50 and 1,000 mL. One patient developed symptoms after…

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