Breast Hypertrophy or macromastia is a condition where there is an excess of skin, fat and breast parenchyma, compared to the person’s body habitus. Patients suffering from macromastia present with a myriad of symptoms, both psychological and physical. Psychological effects are seen in young girls. They manifest as self-consciousness, social withdrawal, lag in social skills and sports etc.
Physical effects of breast enlargement include neck and back pain, skin changes like grooving in the shoulders, intertrigo and in extreme cases, paresthesia in hands.