Breast Hypoplasia/Tuberous Breast Deformity (Photo)

I was told that I have breast hypoplasia/tuberous breast deformity in 2014 by a breast surgeon who removed a fibroadenoma. Then, I post on realself in 2016 to ask about surgical correction options to gain more information before I schedule a consultation. A realself doctor then tells me I do NOT have tuberous breast deformity? Should I trust the surgeon who actually assessed me in person or the comment on here? Thanks

Doctor Answers 17

Tuberous breasts

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 To me, from the pictures you have shown, I would classify this as a tuberous breast as it has two of the components of that disease. I see a very high tight crease and a large areola. Both of those factors, in my hands, would necessitate a tuberous breast type approach to remedying this look. A peri-areolar mastopexy with a  dual plane approach for the placement of implants and lowering of the  infra-mammary crease and a stretching in a horizontal direction of the lower pole of the breast. I would recommend that you seek an opinion from a seasoned board-certified plastic surgeon in your region to address this issue. Good luck.

Tuberous breasts and breast augmentation

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The single view that you provide does not really give us the information to accurately answer your question. the frontal view is much more important.  Based on your photo, I would expect that you do not have a tuberous breast, but a consultation with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon or several of them will help you answer the question.  Then you can decide whether you would like a breast augmentation.  Good luck. 

Breast Hypoplasia/Tuberous Breast Deformity

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Thank
you for the question and your photo. It would be
difficult to fully assess your situation without an in-person examination. I recommend you to consult with few board-certified plastic surgeons and
have a full evaluation. Best of luck.
Dr. Michael Omidi. An
in-person exam with a board-certified plastic surgeon is the best way to assess
your needs and provide true medical advice.

Breast hypoplasia or tuberous breast deformity.

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It is difficult to tell if you have a tuberous breast deformity from the single side view picture  you submitted. It is very easy to diagnose it from a  frontal photo. Just looking at that single picture I don't believe you have a tuberous breast.

Breast

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The single view is not helpful. A tuberous breast is narrow at the base and can grow out and enlarge the pigmented areole.  An experienced plastic surgeon can improve the appearance with a BA

William C. Rigano, MD
Dayton Plastic Surgeon

Tuberous breast deformity

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Thanks for sharing your question. I can appreciate your concern.

Based on your photo you seem to have small breast, not tuberous breast. You have a lower pole, and there is not herniation of your breast through your areola. 

Finally, make sure that you have a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon.

Wishing you the best in your journey

Tuberous breast deformity

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It is impossible to tell based on the lateral photograph submitted.  I would recommend several opinions prior to deciding on a treatment plan

Breast Hypoplasia/Tuberous Breast Deformity

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Thank you for your question.  I recommend that you consult with a board certified plastic surgeon for a complete evaluation and to discuss your options for surgery.  It is not totally possible to make a diagnosis based on the photo that you have provided but it would seem that you do not have tuberous breast deformity.  

Do I have tuberous breasts

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Thank you for your question. Picture you posted is not enough to comment. Need more views. But whatever information from that pic it is not look like a tuberous breasts. Please consult with a board certified PS for evaluation.

Tuberous breast?

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From your pictures, which are not really a complete set, it does not appear that you have a tuberous breast deformity.  Of course, you really ought to see an experienced plastic surgeon for an in-person examination; RealSelf is helpful, but not a substitute for appropriate medical evaluation and professional consultation.

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