European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 19, Issue 6, pp 307–313 | Cite as

Rapid, massive and unphysiological breast enlargement

  • L. Ohlsén
  • O. Ericsson
  • M. Beausang-Linder


Two cases of gigantomastia are presented, one is non-gravid and the other occurred during pregnancy. This is probably more common than has been reported but the cause remains unknown. The medical and surgical treatment of the disorder is presented.

key words

Drug-induced gigantomastia Non-gravid gigantomastia Pregnancy gigantomastia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Ohlsén
    • 1
  • O. Ericsson
    • 2
  • M. Beausang-Linder
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Hand SurgeryUniversity HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Department of Gynecology and ObstetricsUniversity HospitalUppsalaSweden

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