Symptoms and related severity experienced by women with breast hypertrophy.

  title={Symptoms and related severity experienced by women with breast hypertrophy.},
  author={Leif J Sigurdson and Eric Mykhalovskiy and Susan A. Kirkland and Anu Pallen},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={119 2},
BACKGROUND Breast hypertrophy is a common condition that can be associated with significant morbidity. Symptoms emphasized in the literature include physical problems such as pain, intertrigo, and exercise restrictions. The purpose of this study was to explore the suffering experienced by women with breast hypertrophy and to evaluate the importance of different symptoms. METHODS Twenty-one women with breast hypertrophy were divided into five focus groups guided by a facilitator. Open… CONTINUE READING

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