Accessory breast is a clump of breast tissue outside the area usually occupied by the breast, it’s often found under armpit. Usually accessory breast doesn’t pose any health risk, however men and women with accessory breast may feel uncomfortable and embarrassed with their body.
Accessory breast removal is a few hours surgery, a small incision is made and the clump breast tissue is removed, the skin is then closed up with fine sutures leaving little or no scar.
Liposuction could be used to remove the accessory breast if the accessory breast is big, it however also depends on the doctor’s discretion.
Recovery varies among individuals