"Apple coring" the nipple in subcutaneous mastectomy.


A simple technique is described for removing the ductal tissue from the nipple in a subcutaneous mastectomy. We believe that complete removal of all the ductal tissue is desirable in this operation, and that it will also decrease the incidence of subsequent infection. The operative technique, the problems, the advantages, and the disadvantages of the… (More)


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@article{Randall1979AppleCT, title={"Apple coring" the nipple in subcutaneous mastectomy.}, author={Peter Randall and Richard W Dabb and N Loc}, journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery}, year={1979}, volume={64 6}, pages={800-3} }