Juvenile gigantomastia: Report of a case

  title={Juvenile gigantomastia: Report of a case},
  author={T. Morimoto and K. Komaki and Toshiaki Mori and M. Sasa and H. Miki and H. Inoue and Y. Monden and H. Nakanishi},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  • T. Morimoto, K. Komaki, +5 authors H. Nakanishi
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Surgery Today
  • Juvenile gigantomastia in a 12-year-old girl was treated by a bilateral reduction mammoplasty with free transplantation of the areolae and nipples and the removal of 3,980 g of breast tissue. Regrowth of the residual breast tissue has been suppressed by the administration of tamoxifen, an antiestrogen drug, since the surgery. This case was positive for estrogen receptors (ER) by the dextran-coated charcoal method, while tissue staining for ER and estradiol resulted in a darker staining of the… CONTINUE READING
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