Accessory breast removal
There is accessory breast?
Four breast? Do I have accessory breast ? First diagnosis is very important
Cases requiring surgery
What is Accessory breast ?
When breast tissues is located in other place that is not supposed to be convexly, we call it ‘Accessory breast ’
It usually pops up around armpit or areola, it would be puffy or hard during pregnancy or menstrual cycle Secretion could be oozed and feel pain
Diagnosis of accessory breast
Accessory breast’s tissues are consist of areola, fat and fiber.
You can check with accurate examination such as consultation, film mammography and breast accurate scan.
Sometimes breast cancer is detected around armpit so have to get check up before operation.
Surgical methods of accessory breast
|Liposuction||Mammary gland removal|
|Anesthesia||Partial anesthesia||General anesthesia|
|Hospital admission||No||Possible to some cases|
|Pain after operation||2~3days||2~3days|
|Mammary gland removal||Impossible||Possible|
If you don’t have not too many breast tissues or volume of polymastia or degree of sagging is not too much, you could get satisfactory result with liposuction
Incise 5mm inside armpit minutely and remove and suck fat and breast tissue at the same time.
Lacteal gland incision
We perform this procedure when there is much breast tissue and accessory breast is big and is sagged too much.
The procedure is incised below armpit for about 1cm and we remove lacteal tissue and we also remove sagged tissue and fat at the same time.