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What is breast aplasia?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Breast aplasia (amastia) is a rare condition in which the normal growth of the breast or nipple never takes place. They are congenitally absent. There is no sign whatsoever of the breast tissue, nipple or areola.
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