Tuberous and tubular breast deformity are well-recognized abnormalities in the plastic surgery community that incur severe physical and psychological consequences in affected patients. Current reconstructive options for the tuberous and tubular breasts favor the use of prosthetic implants and soft-tissue manipulation. We present a case of tuberous and tubular breast deformity treated with a central mound reduction technique and mastopexy with imbricating sutures without the use of prosthetic implants. The patient remained extremely pleased with her results at long-term follow-up. This represents a unique case of successful reconstruction in a patient with a tuberous and tubular breast deformity using a central mound reduction technique with mastopexy and without a prosthetic device.
From the *Medstar Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.; and †Department of Plastic Surgery, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Received for publication May 3, 2017; accepted September 6, 2017.
Disclosure: Dr. Nahabedian is a consultant for Allergan/LifeCell and Chief Surgical officer for PolarityTE. The other authors have no financial interest to declare in relation to the content of this article. No funding was received in the preparation of the manuscript. The Article Processing Charge was paid for by the authors.
Maurice Y. Nahabedian, MD, National Center for Plastic Surgery, 7601 Lewinsville Dr., #400, McLean, VA 22102, E-mail: DrNahabedian@aol.com
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