In this case report we describe a 55-year-old Caucasian female who had developed an itching, erythematous plaque on the right breast seven months after she received a permanent tissue expander. Topical corticosteroids had no effect upon which a capsulectomy was performed and the complaints disappeared.
- Allergic contact dermatitis
- immediate breast reconstruction
- Becker expander/breast implant
- foreign body reaction