Gestational Gigantomastia: Challenges in Management and Follow UpCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Vidyashree Ganesh Poojari,
Assistant Professor, Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology, Women and Child Block, Kasturba Medical College,
MAHE Manipal-576104, Karnataka, India.
Gestational Gigantomastia (GG) is a rare condition that presents with excessive enlargement of breast which becomes uncomfortable and embarrassing. Here is a case report of a primigravida who presented to us with GS at term. Post-delivery she had abscess formation and difficulties in breastfeeding. She was conservatively treated by abscess drainage and lactation suppression.
Cabergoline, Breastfeeding, Mastectomy
Vidyashree Ganesh Poojari, Rekha Upadhya, Muralidhar V Pai, L Ramachandra, Vidya Monappa. GESTATIONAL GIGANTOMASTIA: CHALLENGES IN MANAGEMENT AND FOLLOW UP. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 August [cited: 2018 Jul 22 ]; 12:QD03-QD04. Available from
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
Permission was taken for publication of this case and images from patient.
Date of Submission: Jan 30, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Mar 14, 2017
Date of Acceptance: May 09, 2018
Date of Publishing: Aug 01, 2018
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