Breast reduction in adolescents: indication, timing, and a review of the literature.

@article{Xue2013BreastRI,
  title={Breast reduction in adolescents: indication, timing, and a review of the literature.},
  author={Amy Shengnan Xue and Erik Matthew Wolfswinkel and William M. Weathers and Chuma J. Chike-Obi and Lior Heller},
  journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          228-33
        }
}
BACKGROUND Adolescent breast hypertrophy can have long-term negative medical and psychological impacts. In select patients, breast reduction surgery is the best treatment. Unfortunately, many in the general and medical communities hold certain misconceptions regarding the indications and timing of this procedure. Several etiologies of adolescent breast hypertrophy, including juvenile gigantomastia, adolescent macromastia, and obesity-related breast hypertrophy, complicate the issue. It is our… CONTINUE READING

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