Management of Gestational Gigantomastia

  title={Management of Gestational Gigantomastia},
  author={M. Swelstad and B. Swelstad and V. Rao and K. Gutowski},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  • M. Swelstad, B. Swelstad, +1 author K. Gutowski
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Background: Gigantomastia of pregnancy is a rare, severely debilitating condition characterized by massive enlargement of breasts and resulting in tissue necrosis, ulceration, infection, and, occasionally, hemorrhage. Typically, resolution of breast hypertrophy to near prepregnancy size occurs in the postpartum period. Treatment is controversial. Methods: The authors present a patient with gestational gigantomastia for whom nonoperative management failed and who subsequently required bilateral… CONTINUE READING
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