Juvenile breast hypertrophy in a year-old girl was treated by bilateral reduction mammoplasty (amputation type) with free transplantation of the areolae and. Many authors cite rapid breast enlargement shortly after the beginning of puberty requiring reduction of more than g as juvenile gigantomastia. Juvenile gigantomastia is a benign disorder of the breast in which one or both of the breasts underg.

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She had no recurrence and did not require additional surgery. She was treated by a missionary physician.

Breast hypertrophy

They also commonly require the patient to try alternative treatments like physical therapy for a year or more. In severe cases of VBH, hypertrophy of the clitoris occurs.

Summary and related texts. Retrieved 22 March Breast hypertrophy Specialty Gynecologyendocrinology Breast hypertrophy is a rare medical condition of the breast connective tissues in which juvenle breasts become excessively large. The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only.


Juvenile gigantomastia: presentation of four cases and review of the literature.

Medical treatment has not proven consistently effective. Skin rashes under the breasts are common, particularly during warm weather. The condition is usually treated on a case-by-case basis.

The patient died four months after the onset of enlargement. Your Anxiety Loves Sugar.

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Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. However, jugenile are many ways you can set yourself up for an easier recovery. Some adolescent females experience minimal or negligible breast growth until their breasts suddenly grow very rapidly in a short period of time. jvuenile

Juvenile gigantomastia.

Together with what Was thereupon Observed in Her Body”. Heavy breasts may cause headachesneck pain, upper and lower back paingigantomasria numbness or tingling in the fingers.

Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Massive asymmetric virginal breast hypertrophy. She was administered tamoxifen afterward to suppress breast regrowth.


Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. Juvenile gigantomastia of extreme magnitude: Another type of surgery, known as mastectomy, has a much lower rate of reoccurrence.

West African Journal of Medicine. A bilateral reduction mammaplasty with free nipple grafts was performed. If successful, the use of tamoxifen would eliminate the potential complications of breast prostheses. European Journal of Human Genetics.

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Juvenile gigantomastia in a year-old girl: a case report.

Endocrine therapy was used in 2 patients, one successfully. In the case of gigabtomastia year-old Japanese girl reported inher “massively enlarged” breasts caused her “intense psychological problems, incapacitating her in school activities and social relations.

At their largest, one breast weighed 6.