Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 259, Issue 2, pp 87–89 | Cite as

Pregnancy-related gigantomastia. Case report

  • K. L. Cheung
  • T. T. Alagaratnam
Case Reports


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 words

Gigantomastia Pregnancy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. L. Cheung
    • 1
  • T. T. Alagaratnam
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryThe University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary HospitalHong Kong

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