Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 399–403 | Cite as

Asymmetry of the breast: Some uncommon cases

  • Amleto Gliosci
  • Fabio Presutti


The incidence of breast asymmetry is not well known. A review of 500 mastoplasties showed that we have treated 26 cases (5.2%) of significant asymmetry. Most of the uneven breasts are rather common cases and can be corrected with routine techniques of reduction and augmentation mammaplasties. In only a few patients is the malformation so pronounced that it requires more elaborate corrective methods. We present six of these cases.

Key words

Asymmetry Breast Mammaplasty 


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amleto Gliosci
    • 1
  • Fabio Presutti
    • 1
  1. 1.RomeItaly

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