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A Case of Virginal Breast Hypertrophy.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1990;33(12):1741-1747.
Published online December 31, 1990.
A Case of Virginal Breast Hypertrophy.
S C Hamm, S W Oh, S S Shim, H D Lee, S Y Kim, H J Park, H J Jun, C Y Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Pusan National University, College of Medicine, Pusan, Korea
처녀성 유방 비대증 (Virginal Breast Hypertrophy) 1례 *
함세창, 오세욱, 심성섭, 이형두, 김수영, 박희주, 전희주, 김찬영
부산대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 24 July 1990   • Accepted: 30 August 1990
A 12-year-old girl visited due to massive breast enlargement during past 10 months. We evaluated hormonal levels and radiologic studies but could not find the cause and diagnosed as virginal or juvenile breast hypertrophy. Hormonal therapy was not effective. We relieved her physical discom- fort or mental anguish with reduction mammoplasty and report with brief review of related literatur- es.
Key Words: Virginal breast hypertrophy, Macromastia

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