The cases were classified into three groups according to the presenting breast problem: hypoplastic breasts, macromastia
, and ptotic breasts.
The reasons that can lead to a secondary breast reduction surgery include insufficient volume excision at the first surgery, development of pseudoptosis due to breast deformity, or recurrence of macromastia
. [1-3] Inadequate volume resection may be due to technical reasons or the patient's request.
All the patients had macromastia
and were exclusively chosen for oncoplastic BCS.
There were 518 procedures (87%) for macromastia
(Figure 1, A and B) and 77 procedures (13%) for balancing because of contralateral breast cancer.
Ahmad, "Management of recurrent or persistent macromastia
," Clinics in Plastic Surgery, vol.
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.
not responding to termination of pregnancy.
In cases of congenital symmastia with macromastia
, reduction mammoplasty is a very useful surgical method because it reduces the breast volume and simultaneously removes the lower web-like tissue with ease.
Reduction mammoplasty improves breast conservation therapy in patients with macromastia
. Am J Surg 2001;181(3):215-20.
, enlarged breast, is a condition that affects many teenagers.
Breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) is frequently performed by plastic and breast surgeons to relieve macromastia
Reduction mammoplasty (RM) is one of the most common reconstructive surgical procedures across the world1,2 and is performed to address both aesthetic and reconstructive concerns of patients with macromastia
.3 In histological evaluation of breast reduction specimens, fibrocystic and proliferative breast lesions are frequently seen.3