Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 155–157 | Cite as

Surgery for gynecomastia

  • Bahman Teimourian
  • Ronald Perlman


The surgical treatment for gynecomastia has had variations since 1538, when the first description of the surgical treatment was attributed to Paulus Aegineta. Since then, various incisions on and under the breast have been used. It has also been thought that when gynecomastia is severe, the excess skin should be removed along with the gland and fat. The technique for the correction of gynecomastia presented leaves minimal scar, allows access to the tumoral mass, and requires no skin excision.

Key words

Suction lipectomy Large gynecomastia 


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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bahman Teimourian
    • 1
  • Ronald Perlman
    • 1
  1. 1.Rockville

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