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Case Report

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

Figure 2

Preoperative design of the periareolar technique showing the tumor. (a) A crescent of skin was removed together with a partial gland. A residual cancer lesion was suspected (red circle). (b) A cylinder of gland tissue was removed together with the pectoralis major muscle. (c) A suction tube was left on the surface of pectoral major muscle. (d) The superior and inferior pedicles were sutured to reduce the defect. (e) The areola suturing was completed with a single suture 4-0 PDS and a running subcuticular 4-0 Monocryl. (f) After closure.
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