Subcutaneous mastectomy for juvenile hypertrophy of the breast: report of a case.

@article{Furnas1982SubcutaneousMF,
  title={Subcutaneous mastectomy for juvenile hypertrophy of the breast: report of a case.},
  author={DavidW. Furnas},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={
          367-70
        }
}
Massive juvenile hypertrophy of the breast in a 12-year-old girl was successfully treated with a primary subcutaneous mastectomy and secondary placement of gel-filled silastic implants. The patient weighed 114 pounds and her breasts weighed 15 1/2 pounds. Small foci of regrowth occurred at the lateral ends of the mastectomy incisions only; a total of five of these foci were removed. Six years later no evidence of further residual breast tissue was noted and the breasts have been satisfactorily… CONTINUE READING