Familial juvenile hypertrophy of the breast

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Familial juvenile hypertrophy of the breast

Synonyms: Familial juvenile gigantomastia | Virginal breast hypertrophy

A rare breast malformation disorder characterized by unilateral or bilateral symmetrical or asymmetrical uncontrolled rapid and massive enlargement of the breast(s) in peripubertal females occurring in various members of a family. Additional associated manifestations may include skin hyperemia dilated subcutaneous veins skin necrosis kyphosis lordosis and anonychia. Growth and development are otherwise normal.

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