Gluteal implants is a collateral finding in this CT performed for a different reason
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CT shows the presence of intramuscular gluteal augmentation 1 (buttock implants) and breast implants.
Augmentation of the gluteal region has become extremely popular in the last few years with increased demand from patients 2.
Complications are also increasing. Unfortunately, the severity of the complications with buttock augmentation is significant and higher than in other common procedures in aesthetic plastic surgery 3.
- 1. Hidalgo JE. Submuscular Gluteal Augmentation. (2018) Clinics in plastic surgery. 45 (2): 197-202. doi:10.1016/j.cps.2017.12.003 - Pubmed
- 2. Shah B. Complications in Gluteal Augmentation. (2018) Clinics in plastic surgery. 45 (2): 179-186. doi:10.1016/j.cps.2017.12.001 - Pubmed
- 3. Mendieta CG. Intramuscular gluteal augmentation technique. (2006) Clinics in plastic surgery. 33 (3): 423-34. doi:10.1016/j.cps.2006.05.004 - Pubmed