macromastia


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macromastia

[‚mak·rō′mas·tē·ə]
(medicine)
The condition of having abnormally enlarged breasts.
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1) Bilateral breast reduction is most commonly performed for symptomatic macromastia, and unilateral breast reduction (balancing) is frequently used to improve asymmetry due to cancer surgery or congenital causes.
Issues of dose distribution in radiotherapy, aesthetic issues after treatments and macromastia could be resolved surgically with a single operation by this technique.
1,2) Macromastia is defined as an excess of breast tissue greater than 1 (> 1) and less than (< 2) 2 kg per breast.
Gestational macromastia can manifest either in first pregnancy or after previous normal pregnancies (6).
sup][2],[3] Herein, we present a case of congenital symmastia with macromastia corrected with liposuction and reduction mammoplasty with good esthetic results.
Reduction mammoplasty improves breast conservation therapy in patients with macromastia.
Macromastia, enlarged breast, is a condition that affects many teenagers.
Breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) is frequently performed by plastic and breast surgeons to relieve macromastia symptoms.
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.
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.
Most women with macromastia suffer neck pain, back pain or headaches from supporting such a heavy chest.