IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 7 / Issue 2 / pii/1986024

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

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Subcutaneous mastectomy: indications, histological results

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1 Städt. Krankenhaus Frauenklinik Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover, Hildesheim, West Germany
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1986, 7(2), 130–132;
Published: 10 June 1986

This operation is made for therapeutic as well as diagnostic reasons. It is an enucleation of the mammary gland tissue under a saving of the skin and the areola. The operation is also made on women having one breast ablated: 1) on account of the bilaterality of the carcinoma, 2) because the symmetry of the reconstructed breast has to be realized.

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