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Our experience with the so-called pull-through technique combined with liposuction for management of gynecomastia

Roberto Bracaglia, Regina Fortunato, Stefano Gentileschi, Antonio Seccia, Eugenio Farallo
Annals of Plastic Surgery 2004, 53 (1): 22-6
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Gynecomastia is a benign enlargement of male breast, common in adolescents and adults. To treat this deformity, we have been carrying out liposuction through small cutaneous incisions placed in the axilla and on the sternum. If necessary, we performed a surgical excision of glandular tissue through a periareolar incision. From 1995, we started to perform surgical excision of glandular tissue, if necessary, through the small incisions made for liposuction, thus avoiding the periareolar scars. We describe our experience with this technique, which we believe excellent for the correction of glandular and fatty glandular gynecomastia, obtaining excellent esthetic results and minimal local scarring.

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