Though not as serious as breast cancer, breast deformities among youngsters which are congenital and developmental in nature cover a wide range from asymmetrical breasts and Poland's syndrome
to underdeveloped breasts, abnormal shapes and accessory breasts/nipples.
includes absence of the breast, upper limb deformity and absence of the pectoral muscles.
Colleen Kelly, 20, went through hell during her teenage years because she suffered from Poland's Syndrome
, a rare birth defect in which the chest muscle refuses to develop on one side.
There is a condition called Poland's Syndrome
where one breast fails to develop.
He suffered from birth with a condition called Poland's syndrome
, which meant his right hand never fully developed.
The reasons for surgery were: 45% Cosmetic Bilateral Breast Augmentation; 30% Severe Asymmetry; 9% Poland's Syndrome
(congenital absent breast); 8% Tubular breast Deformity; 6% Congenital Micromastia (severe underdevelopment); 2% Other ASAPS Statistics
He was also a tireless worker for charities, helping raise more than pounds 100million for Children With Leukaemia and Children With Poland's Syndrome
, the condition that left him with a right hand that was not fully formed.