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Venezuelans Fearful of Leaking PIP Breast Implants
Thousands of women worldwide are consulting their doctors about health concerns due to faulty silicone breast implants made by the now-defunct French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP).

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Women affected by breast implants made by the defunct French brand Poly Implant Prothese, PIP, show their breast implants certificate to journalists outside the civil court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan 06, 2012. 

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In this photo taken on Jan. 26, 2012, a plastic surgeon holds a broken PIP breast implant after it was removed from a patient at a clinic in Caracas, Venezuela. 

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In this photo taken on Jan. 26, 2012, plastic surgeon Dr. Ignacio Sousa holds two PIP breast implants after they were removed from a patient at a clinic in Caracas, Venezuela. The yellow implant at right is broken. 

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In this photo taken on Jan. 24, 2012, Sania Arroyo, 33, sits next to the two PIP breast implants that she had removed, during an interview in Caracas, Venezuela. The yellow implant at left is broken. 

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In this photo taken on Jan. 24, 2012, Sania Arroyo, 33, shows the two PIP breast implants she had removed in Caracas, Venezuela. The yellow implant at left is broken and sits in a case. 

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Women affected by breast implants of the French brand Poly Implant Prothese, PIP, listen to lawyer Gilberto Andrea, left, outside the civil court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan 06, 2012. 

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Women affected by breast implants made by the defunct French brand Poly Implant Prothese, PIP, show to each other their implants certificates outside the civil court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. 

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Anyoly Suarez holds, on one hand, her breast implants certificate and on the other a breast silicone implant, from the French brand Poly Implant Prothese, PIP, that was removed from her body because it was damaged, outside the civil court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. 

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Venezuelans Fearful of Leaking PIP Breast Implants

Thousands of women worldwide are consulting their doctors about health concerns due to faulty silicone breast implants made by the now-defunct French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP).

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