Extreme Idiopathic gigantomastia

Authors

  • Mehdi Benna Department of Surgical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Radhi Ben Naser Department of Surgical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Yasmine Fertani Department of Surgical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Mohammed Ali Ayadi Department of Surgical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Ilhem Bettaieb Department of Pathology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Riadh Chargui Department of Surgical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Monia Hechiche Department of Surgical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Amor Gammoudi Department of Pathology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia
  • Khaled Rahal Department of Surgical Oncology, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunis, Tunisia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20181782

Keywords:

Gigantomastia, Mammoplasty, Surgery, Treatment

Abstract

Gigantomastia is a rare mastopathy of unknown cause. Due to mechanical and psychological complications related to excessive breast weights and volume, effective surgical treatment is required. Most cases of gigantomastia in the literature are associated with pregnancy or puberty and very rare cases of spontaneous gigantomastia have been reported We report a 38 years old woman with an idiopathic gigantomastia treated successfully with Thorek technique.

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Published

2018-04-25

How to Cite

Benna, M., Naser, R. B., Fertani, Y., Ayadi, M. A., Bettaieb, I., Chargui, R., Hechiche, M., Gammoudi, A., & Rahal, K. (2018). Extreme Idiopathic gigantomastia. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 6(5), 1808–1811. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20181782

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