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Doctor insights on: Congenital Tubular Breast Deformity

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What's tubular breast deformity?

What's tubular breast deformity?

It is correctable : Tubular or "tuberous" breast deformity is not uncommon. The breast develops typically with a narrow, constricted base, a high and tight lower breast fold and a large protruding areola. Correction should address all of these areas typically by releasing the tissues, placing an implant and modifying the nipple and areola with reduction and/or lifting. Sometimes a staged procedure is indicated. ...Read more

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Can tubular breast deformity be real?

Can tubular breast deformity be real?

Absolutely: Tubular breast deformity refers to a developmental breast deformation characterized by a small breast with a narrow base, elevated crease, and a large areola with breast tissue herniating into it. Treatment usually involved lowering of the inframammary crease, scoring the breast tissue to allow for expansion, implant placement, and often reduction of the size of the nipple-areola complex. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have tubular breasts?

How can you know if you have tubular breasts?

Tuberous Breast: Tuberous breasts are typically more narrow, with a higher fold under the breast. The breast looks as if it is hanging off the fold. Also the nipple tends to be stretched out and more full. You can have tuberous breasts on both sides but more commonly one side is normal so the differences I described are easier to see. Tuberous breasts can be corrected by Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. ...Read more

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Can breast enhancement pills could correct tubular breasts?

No: I am not aware of any pill that can treat tubular breasts. This is an anatomic condition that requires release of constricted breast tissue with placement of implants or fat grafts. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some signs that i might have tubular breasts?

I was wondering what are some signs that i might have tubular breasts?

Mostly Shape: Tubular breasts have a different appearance, typically are not large in outside diameter shape and give appearance of oversized nipple-areolar compared to the outside diameter breast tissue. Narrow base leading to a more 'pointed' appearance is often seen. See your primary care doctor or breast surgeon for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hiya, i think I have tubular breasts and it gets me down a lot, i casnt even get any bikinis/bras. Is surgery the only option?

Hiya, i think I have tubular breasts and it gets me down a lot, i casnt even get any bikinis/bras. Is surgery the only option?

Surgery best option: Yes surgery is probably the best option but this can be done with your own tissue rearrangement or with implants ( silicone or saline) or recently great results have been obtained with fat grafting using liposuction to obtain the fat through small needle like incisions and places with similar needle like incisions measuring 1/8 inch. See fattransferbreastaug.Com for results. ...Read more

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Is it common to find absence of breast on the side of congenital somatic hemiatrophy in a female patient?

Breast Absence: Absence of the breast (amastia) is a very rare occurrence, it's most likely associated with a condition called polands syndrome which may have varying degrees of deformity of the pectoralis muscles & ipsilateral upper extremity. Although common sense would say that it's more common in congenital hemiatrophy, i couldnt find specific rates and my guess is that atrophy, not absence, is more likely. ...Read more