Case Report

Oncoplastic Surgery in Japanese Patients with Breast Cancer Close to the Areola: Partial Mastectomy Using Periareolar Mammoplasty: A Case Report

Figure 1

Case  1. A 51-year-old patient with a T1 tumor in the upper-inner area of her left breast. (a) Bilateral ptotic breasts with the nipple-areola complex (NAC) located beneath the inframammary line. The surgical scar produced by the excisional biopsy was located at the 11 O’clock position of her left breast. (b) Cystic degeneration caused by the excision biopsy was detected by ultrasonography. Periareolar mammaplasty was planned. (c) Postoperative 18 months.