Subareolar breast cancers and Paget's disease of the breast can be effectively treated with breast conservation therapy. However, central tumor and nipple-areola complex resection may cause a significant breast deformity or asymmetry if closed primarily. The immediate, breast-sparing, reconstructive technique we describe following central lumpectomy is advantageous in that patients can potentially have an excellent oncologic outcome and an aesthetically pleasing result in one operation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Plastic and reconstructive surgery|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2006|
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