, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 392-394
Date: 18 Jun 2007

Amazia with Midface Anomaly: Case Report

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Abstract

Amazia, the absence of the mammary gland, is a very rare congenital anomaly of the breasts. Bilateral absence of the breasts may occur as an isolated anomaly or may be associated with a syndrome or a cluster of other anomalies. Although the literature examining pediatric breast abnormalities is replete with case reports and series, bilateral amazia together with skeletal anomalies has not yet been described. An unusual case of amazia associated with face, limb, and vertebrae anomalies is presented.

Presented as a poster presentation at the winter symposium of the Turkish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Ilgaz Mountain Resort Hotel, Kastamonu, Turkey in 2005, and at the 9th congress of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery, Swiss Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey in 2005