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Benign enlargement of the male breasts carries a feminine stigma and gives rise to considerable embarrassment. Surgical technique for correction must be designed to leave as few traces of female appearance as possible. Scars must be inconspicuous and away from the inframammary fold. The chest wall should become as masculine as possible and the type of operation will depend on the patient and the size of his enlarged breasts.
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