Nipple and areola reconstruction. A study in 79 mastectomized women.

@article{Asplund1983NippleAA,
  title={Nipple and areola reconstruction. A study in 79 mastectomized women.},
  author={Olle A Asplund},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={233-40}
}
  • Olle A Asplund
  • Published 1983 in
    Scandinavian journal of plastic and…
Seventy-nine patients of 100 desired a nipple-areola reconstruction. In nipple-areola reconstruction, skin from the upper inner thigh gives the best results as areola replacement, except perhaps in women with very large contralateral areola. Nipple-sharing was the most favourable method for reconstruction of the nipple. Mushroom nipple plasty could give satisfactory results when nipple sharing was not feasible. There were no early complications of nipple-areola reconstruction, which often can… CONTINUE READING