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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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.
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.