BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- A 38-year-old former Miss Argentina has died from complications after undergoing cosmetic surgery on her buttocks.
Solange Magnano, a mother of twins who won the crown in 1994,
died of a pulmonary embolism Sunday after three days in critical
condition following a gluteoplasty in Buenos Aires.
Close friend Roberto Piazza said the procedure involved
injections and the liquid "went to her lungs and brain."
"A woman who had everything lost her life to have a slightly
firmer behind," he said.
Magnano's burial Monday was shown on Argentine television.
Dr. Gonzalo Cortes y Tristan said she arrived at his hospital
with an acute respiratory deficiency. Her condition deteriorated
until she suffered the embolism.
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