Benefits of immediate dermoglandular preserving reconstruction following giant fibroadenoma excision in two patients.

@article{Chepla2011BenefitsOI,
  title={Benefits of immediate dermoglandular preserving reconstruction following giant fibroadenoma excision in two patients.},
  author={Kyle J Chepla and Bryan S Armijo and Todd A. Ponsky and Hooman Soltanian},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2011},
  volume={64 9},
  pages={e244-7}
}
Giant fibroadenoma is a rare, benign stromal tumor that typically occurs in adolescent women. This rapidly-growing tumor can result in a significant aesthetic and psychosocial morbidity due to gross asymmetry changes in the overlying skin envelope and concerns about malignancy. On initial work-up this lesion must be differentiated from other rare primary breast tumors, including phyllodes tumor, or metastatic disease. Appropriate treatment of giant fibroadenoma requires surgical excision… CONTINUE READING

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