Subglandular breast implants (Imp) in the right breast. Note the pectoral muscle (PM), which passes behind the implant rather than over it. Subpectoral implants are also performed.
CC = Craniocaudal, (i.e., 'head to tail'), referring to the view the x-ray was taken from.
MLO = Mediolateral Oblique (i.e., at an angle).
B = Breast tissue, normal appearance.
Imp = Implant; appears white because the implant stops x-rays from passing through to the film or receptor.
PM = Pectoralis major Muscle
Axial view of the chest (as though the body were sliced in half), showing:
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