Umbilical or invaginated nipples

Published on : 09 December 20211 min reading time
Umbilical or invaginated nipples are a malformation that affects one in ten women. This malformation of the nipples can concern one or both breasts.

Umbilical nipples: what is it?

Umbilical nipples or invaginated nipples are a malformation that affects one in ten women. This malformation of the nipples can concern one or both breasts. The invagination of the nipples is often congenital. This deformity results in the visual absence of the nipples. There is a traction for the galactophore ducts in depth due to their brevity. This malformation of the nipples does not interfere with the physiological functions of the breast. However, a woman with invaginated nipples will not be able to breastfeed her child or will do so with difficulty.

In addition, women with inverted nipples are often embarrassed in their intimate life.

Coverage by Social Security and mutual insurance companies

The malformation of the nipples can be corrected by a surgical intervention. This procedure to correct invaginated nipples is covered by Social Security and mutual insurance companies.

Tuberous breasts, breast surgery
Asymmetrical breasts

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