52 year old African American female presented with aggressive right breast cancer that involved the skin. Patient was seen by Memorial Plastic Surgery and due to the large amount of skin to be resected, recommended a DIEP flap reconstruction. Skin from the abdomen was planned to patch the skin defect of the right breast after the mastectomy.
After initial mastectomy and immediate DIEP flap reconstruction of the right breast, patient underwent additional revisional surgery to include aggressive liposuction and fat grafting to the right breast along with nipple reconstruction with modified CV flaps and 3D tattoo. She is seen below with a stable reconstruction 1 year out after completing her reconstruction.
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