Ann Plast Reconstr Surg | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Case Study | Open Access

Profunda Artery Perforator Flap as a Therapeutic Option for Breast Reconstruction of Tuberous Breast Deformity

Marie-Luise Klietz2,3, Maximilian Kückelhaus1,2,3, Kamran Harati1,2,3, Matthias M. Aitzetmüller1,2,3, Tobias Hirsch1,2,3 and Philipp Wiebringhaus1,2,3*

1Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Fachklinik Hornheide, Germany
2Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Germany
3Department Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster, Germany

*Correspondance to: Philipp Wiebringhaus 

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The tuberous breast deformity as a malformation of the mammary glands describes a morbidity that is difficult to treat and characterized by incomplete breast development.
Up to now, volume gain has mostly been achieved by breast implants or autologous lipotransfer.
We hereby describe a two-step approach using a free micro-vascular profunda artery perforator flap and late breast reduction for reconstruction of a tuberous breast in an 18-year-old patient.


Klietz M-L, Kückelhaus M, Harati K, Aitzetmüller MM, Hirsch T, Wiebringhaus P. Profunda Artery Perforator Flap as a Therapeutic Option for Breast Reconstruction of Tuberous Breast Deformity. Ann Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021;5(1):1070..

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