Breast disorders

Maria V. Romanini, Simonetta Franchelli, Pierluigi Santi, Vincenzo Jasonni

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Breast anomalies in the pediatric population are not uncommon [1]. Until a short time ago, patients usually presented at the end of puberty, but in the current cultural environment, they address earlier to the surgery. These physical deformities are often a significant source of psychological distress for adolescent male and female patients, who feel alienated from their peers [2]. For this reason we should ideally correct these disorders before they become a significant psychosocial problem for the patient.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPediatric Thoracic Surgery
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Milan
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9788847052024, 9788847052017
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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