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Nipple-sparing mastectomy with inframammary cut

Breast showing incision site at crease under breast for nipple-sparing mastectomy with inframammary cut.

Nipple-sparing mastectomy removes the whole breast but leaves the skin, areola, and nipple. With this incision, the cut is made in the crease under the breast (inframammary).

Current as of: May 4, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology


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