Kidney disorders

Three studies showing that silicones are associated with certain kidney disorders:

  • Polyangitiïtis (MPA)

  • Kidney damage and haemoptysis

  • Xanthogranulomatous inflammation

Xanthogranulomatous inflammation involving latissimus dorsi donor site and implant breast reconstruction 2012 >>

An elderly ‘kawara’ craftsman with acute kidney injury and haemoptysis: a case of silica-induced autoimmunity 2010 >>

Microscopic polyangiitis after silicone breast implantation 2005 >>

Low molecular weight silicones are widely distributed after a single subcutaneous injection in mice. 1989 >>