Amastia is a rare, congenital (present at birth) condition in which a child’s breast tissue doesn’t develop. Amastia can affect one (unilateral) or both (bilateral) breasts. Children with bilateral amastia often have other birth defects.
What are the signs and symptoms of Pediatric Amastia?
The main sign of amastia is a flat chest with no breast tissue or nipples. Additional symptoms may develop if the child has a genetic condition, which will be specific to that disease.
What are the causes of Pediatric Amastia?
Amastia can be caused by several genetic conditions that affect a child’s DNA and development, including: