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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 78-81

Pursestring technique for treatment of nulliparous congenital inverted nipple


Department of General Surgery, Sapthagiri Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Chetan Satish
Department of General Surgery, Sapthagiri Medical College, 67, 14th cross, 1st Block, R.T. Nagar, Bengaluru 560032, Karnataka.
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_72_20

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Background: Nipple inversion in nulliparous women is often encountered and is a surgical challenge. The challenge lies in the correction of deformity with minimal marks and also in not damaging the lactiferous ducts, which will interfere with future breastfeeding. Aim: To provide a relatively simple technique, which can be easily performed as an outpatient procedure with minimal complications. Materials and Methods: A total of 11 patients were treated with this technique of which 5 patients had bilateral inverted nipples. Results: We had no recurrence and the follow-up period was of minimal of 1 year. One patient had mild stitch infection, which healed conservatively with antibiotics. Conclusion: The pursestring technique described offers a simple surgical option for the treatment of nulliparous women with nipple inversion.


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