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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 546–547 | Cite as

Evaluation of Glandular Liposculpture as a Single Treatment for Grades I and II Gynecomastia

  • Rosa SalzilloEmail author
  • Mauro Barone
  • Annalisa Cogliandro
  • Emile List
  • Paolo Persichetti
Letter to the Editor
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Dear Editors,

We read with great interest the article “Evaluation of glandular liposculpture as a single treatment for grades I and II gynecomastia” by Islam Abdelrahman et al. [1] aimed at evaluating the outcome of liposuction and glandular liposculpturing as a single treatment for the management of grades I and II gynecomastia. We compliment the authors on the excellent results shown, but we have some issues to address with them.

The authors state that the consistency of the breasts and the position of the nipple–areola complex were examined preoperatively with clinical examination only. In our practice, we always perform breast ultrasound to investigate and accurately study the glandular, fat or mixed consistency of the...

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery “Campus Bio-Medico”University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Utrecht Medisch CentrumUniversiteit UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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