Breast implant surgery is one of the most frequently performed procedures in the field of plastic surgery in Western countries.1 Up to 2.9% of patients who undergo breast implant surgery develop postoperative infections.2 Among the infectious complications, a fungal etiology is considered the most rare, occurring less frequently than bacterial or mycobacterial diseases.1
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