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Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes

Ismail Kucuker, Musa Kemal Keles, Ibrahim Alper Aksakal.

Abstract
Giant benign breast masses have been reported in the literature. Most of these reports are lipomas and fibroadenomas. Fibrocystic breast disease is also very common but has not been described as a giant mass in the breast as of yet. It can also be seen with fibroadenosis combined with micro- and macro-cyst formations. In this study, the aim was to present two-stage reconstructive management to restore a severe breast asymmetry caused by a rare benign lesion. A 39-year-old woman with unilateral asymmetry in her breast was admitted to the clinic. Preoperative USG revealed fibroglandular tissue in her right breast but did not show a well-circumscribed mass. It also showed micro- and macro-cysts. It was concluded that in case of severe breast asymmetry, a combination of different techniques is required.

Key words: Breast reconstruction, fat graft, fibroadenoma


 
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Kucuker I, Keles MK, Aksakal IA. Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2017; 6(2): 100-103. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051


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Kucuker I, Keles MK, Aksakal IA. Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes. http://www.acesjournal.org/?mno=189544 [Access: January 19, 2018]. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051


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Kucuker I, Keles MK, Aksakal IA. Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2017; 6(2): 100-103. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051



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Kucuker I, Keles MK, Aksakal IA. Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes. Arch Clin Exp Surg. (2017), [cited January 19, 2018]; 6(2): 100-103. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051



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Kucuker, I., Keles, M. K. & Aksakal, I. A. (2017) Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes. Arch Clin Exp Surg, 6 (2), 100-103. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051



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Kucuker, Ismail, Musa Kemal Keles, and Ibrahim Alper Aksakal. 2017. Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 6 (2), 100-103. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051



Chicago Style

Kucuker, Ismail, Musa Kemal Keles, and Ibrahim Alper Aksakal. "Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 6 (2017), 100-103. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Kucuker, Ismail, Musa Kemal Keles, and Ibrahim Alper Aksakal. "Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 6.2 (2017), 100-103. Print. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051



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Kucuker, I., Keles, M. K. & Aksakal, I. A. (2017) Breast reconstruction using dermoglandular flaps and fat grafting following the resection of unilateral giant fibrocystic changes. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 6 (2), 100-103. doi:10.5455/aces.20150818125051





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