Primary Melanoma of the Optic Nerve in a Patient With 16-Year Follow Up

Mrinali Patel, Lois McNally, Brian P. Marr, Steven A. McCormick, David H. Abramson
2010 Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  
The need for persons to undergo surgery becomes necessary in persons with breast hypertrophy. This study was carried out on a patient with juvenile macromastia sixteen (16) years after surgical treatment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana. The patient answered a questionnaire which included her pre-and post-surgery experience, her reproductive life, as well as improvement in psychological and physiological well being. After surgery, she no longer experienced any
more » ... ed any psychological complication; she now has a good self-esteem and has developed a positive self image. However, physical examination showed a distortion in her left breast. Her quality of life encompassing her physiological and psychological experiences have positively improved after surgery and she is very satisfied with her current state even though there is an obvious deformity in her left breast.
doi:10.1097/iop.0b013e3181e9a043 pmid:20871468 fatcat:uq4qubkztjgexl7v2yvrfzcxiu