Implications of Anomalous Pectoralis Muscle in Reconstructive Breast Surgery

The Oblique Pectoralis Anterior

Katherine Marie Huber, BS; Travis Guthrie Boyd, BS; Amy R Quillo, MD; Bradon J Wilhelmi, MD


ePlasty. 2012;12 

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Muscular coverage of the implant from pectoralis major and the oblique pectoralis anterior muscle approximated 70%. The remaining lower pole of the implant was covered by soft tissue, as in any other submuscular implant. The patient was left with a satisfactorily cosmetic result, despite the challenges presented by her anomalous chest wall musculature.