Breast hypoplasia

Breast hypoplasia is a condition which is characterised by underdevelopment of the breast. Breast hypoplasia can be congenital or acquired.

Pathology

Congenital hypoplasia

Associations include:

Acquired hypoplasia

This type of breast hypoplasia is most often iatrogenic. Associations include:

  • post-trauma
  • post-radiotherapy

See also


Thoracic anatomy
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Article Information

rID: 25711
System: Breast
Section: Anatomy
Tags: breast, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hypoplasia of breast
  • Hypoplasia of the breast
  • Mammary hypoplasia

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