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Year : 2018 | Month : August | Volume : 12 | Issue : 8 | Page : QD03 - QD04

Gestational Gigantomastia: Challenges in Management and Follow Up

Vidyashree Ganesh Poojari, Rekha Upadhya, Muralidhar V Pai, L Ramachandra, Vidya Monappa

1. Assistant Professor, Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology, Kasturba Medical College, MAHE Manipal, Karnataka , India. 2. Assistant Professor, Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology, Kasturba Medical College, MAHE Karnataka, India. 3. Professor and Head, Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology, Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 4. Professor, Department of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 5. Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, MAHE Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Vidyashree Ganesh Poojari,
Assistant Professor, Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology, Women and Child Block, Kasturba Medical College,
MAHE Manipal-576104, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: drvidyaganesh@gmail.com

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Cabergoline, Breastfeeding, Mastectomy

How to cite this article :

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
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2018&month=August&volume=12&issue=8&page=QD03-QD04&id=11911

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2018/35777.11911

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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