Biocell Breast Implant & Tissue Expander Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Logo - Allergan AestheticsAllergan Aesthetics, an Irvine, California establishment and subsidiary of AbbVie of North Chicago, Illinois, recalls an estimated 52,000 Biocell Breast Implants and/or Tissue Expanders from the American marketplace due to suspected risk of Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (“BIA-ALCL”), a type of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (Cancer of the Immune System) and consequential risk of possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/j7Bw30qN5k9

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/allergan-aesthetics-launches-dedicated-multi-channel-campaign-contact-patients-who-may-not-be-aware

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Breast Implants and/or Tissue Expanders are subject to this recall:

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