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Breast Surgery

Tuberous breasts

Authors: Mia Demant, MD, Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, MD and Mia Steffensen, MD


Congenital abnormality with varying degrees of constriction, hypoplasia, areolar herniation, skin deficiency, and asymmetry.

Surgeries offered

  • Circumareolar mastopexy
  • Vertical mastopexy
  • One stage correction (implant)
  • Two stage correction (tissue expander), using a periareolar incisional approach (1)


  1. Kolker AR, Collins MS. Tuberous breast deformity: classification and treatment strategy for improving consistency in aesthetic correction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan;135(1):73–86.