Breast hypoplasia

Last revised by Dr Owen Kang on 12 Jun 2016

Breast hypoplasia is a condition which is characterized 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

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