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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Skin-sparing mastectomy with teardrop cut
Skin-sparing mastectomy removes the whole breast and the nipple, but it keeps the skin that covers the breast. This shows the cut around the nipple in a teardrop shape.
Current as of:
February 11, 2021
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family MedicineLaura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology
Current as of: February 11, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Laura S. Dominici MD - General Surgery, Breast Surgical Oncology
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