gigantomastia


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gigantomastia

 [ji-gan″to-mas´te-ah]
extreme macromastia.

gi·gan·to·mas·ti·a

(jī-gan'tō-mas'tē-ă),
Massive hypertrophy of the breast.
[giganto- + G. mastos, breast]

gigantomastia

/gi·gan·to·mas·tia/ (-mas´te-ah) extreme macromastia.
A marked increase in breast size in adolescent girls, which may be uni- or bilateral and characterised by ductal and stromal proliferation
Aetiology Uncertain
Management Reduction mammoplasty

gi·gan·to·mas·ti·a

(jī-gan'tō-mas'tē-ă)
Massive hypertrophy of the breast.
[giganto- + G. mastos, breast]
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Rapid breast enlargement shortly after the beginning of puberty is termed as juvenile gigantomastia (9).
Juvenile gigantomastia of extreme magnitude: a case report.
Greek physician Paulus Aegina described breast reduction for gynaecomastia in the seventh century AD (see Figure 1), while German Hans Schaller reported breast amputation for gigantomastia in 1561 and later on Briton William Durston reported breast reduction for breast hypertrophy in 1669.
Gestational hypertrophy of the breast or gestational gigantomastia is a very rare clinical condition characterized by fast, unusual and painful breast growth during pregnancy first reported by Palmuth in 1648 (1, 2].
Juvenile, or virginal, gigantomastia is a rare condition that consists of a period of rapid breast tissue growth followed by sustained growth in the peripubertal years.
At four foot long, they're completely natural and the result of a rare condition called gigantomastia, which affects the breast connective tissue and causes rapid growth.
77 Hemorragias 10 12,98 Alteracoes no desenvolvimento do 7 9,09 feto Alteracoes no liquido amniotico 5 6,49 Gestacao multipla 5 6,49 Trabalho de parto prematuro 2 2,59 Anemia severa 2 2,59 Disturbios da coagulacao 2 2,59 Cisto uterino 1 1,29 Gigantomastia 1 1,29 Hiperemese 1 1,29 Tabela 2--Percepcao dos profissionais de enfermagem e das usuarias sobre o ruido externo e interno do alojamento conjunto (N = 96) PERCEPCAO PROFISSIONAIS USUARIAS DE SAUDE (n = 77) (n = 19) FREQ FREQ.
Hawkins-Turner, who suffers from gigantomastia, a condition that involves slow, progressive growth of breast tissue, admits that despite her newfound fame, her breasts do create everyday problems.
The benign diagnoses included 3 fibroadenomas, 5 cases of fibrocystic change, 1 galactocele, 1 gestational gigantomastia, and 1 case of gynecomastia.
Antecedentes: la gigantomastia o macromastia es una condicion de etiologia incierta, caracterizada por agrandamiento difuso, masivo e incapacitante de las mamas, que lleva a menudo a necrosis local, infeccion, ulceras y sangrado con importantes repercusiones en morbimortalidad.
The aim of this study, therefore, was to determine the efficacy of the SMP in patients with extremely large breasts, macromastia and gigantomastia with long N-N distances.