Pregnancy-related gigantomastia. Case report
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The term gigantomastia has been used to describe breast enlargement to extreme size, with sloughing, haemorrhage and infection. The condition is rare and a case of pregnancy-related gigantomastia is reported.
Key wordsGigantomastia Pregnancy
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