Subcutaneous mastectomy: A plea for conservatism

Anne B. Redfern, John E. Hoopes

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The course after subcutaneous mastectomy is not without problems and the esthetic results, even in the absence of complications, are frequently disappointing. The role of subcutaneous mastectomy in the management of breast pathology remains uncertain at this time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)706-707
Number of pages2
JournalPlastic and reconstructive surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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