The inframammary ligament: Myth or reality?

W. R. Van Straalen*, J. J. Hage, E. Bloemena

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After histological investigation, we concluded that a transversely oriented inframammary ligament extending from the sternum to the lateral margin of the pectoralis major muscle is invariably present in female transsexuals. The literature on this subject is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-241
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Plastic Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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