Congenital malformations affect the number of breasts and the shape and structure of the individual breast.
In about 5% of all women a supernumerary mammary gland exists. It is located along the embryonic milk ridge. In case of a fully developed breast, the nipple is shpow already at birth. If there is no nipple, the key symptom is the swelling – most often in the axilla – at the second half of the hormonal cycle.
Treatment is resection of the accessory gland or even breast.
In about 5% of all women tubular breast occur.
As a result of a growth disorder of the mammary glands, the lower part of the breast grows less than the upper part of the breast.
Correction needs, unfoalding and rearranging of the breast tissue alone or in combination with breast augmentation.
Breasts that are too small represent a great psychological burden for many women.
Breast enlargement (augmentation) is the most common cosmetic surgery for women.
An enlargement can be achieved through:
Excessively large breasts can lead to:
There are numerous surgical techniques available for breast reduction/mammary reduction, which enable scar-saving volume reduction.
There are no two identical breasts:
A more detailed analysis of the two breasts (the bosom) shows that the right and left breast are not completely symmetrical:
There are several treatment options for correcting breasts of different sizes (anisomastia), which are used depending on the extent of the asymmetry and the wishes of the patient.
In the course of tissue aging, dropping breasts develop (mammary ptosis or sagging breast). Empty and/or sagging female breasts often disturb a positive body feeling”
The selection of the corrective procedure depends on the extent of the breast sagging (ptosis), the quality of the soft skin and the patient's wishes.