Dr. Parinita Srivastava presents a case of an undeveloped breast in an eleven year old girl.
A girl aged 11 years came to me with her mother on 28th March 2015 with the complaint of one underdeveloped breast. Her right breast was completely flat and the left one was developing and measured 2 inches from base to nipple. She did not have any other complaint.
Constitution of the patient
Physical make-up – She is a tall, fair complexioned, thin girl.
Thermals – Affected by extremes of temperature, more towards hot.
Thirst – Not much thirst. Saliva dribbles from corner of the mouth during sleep.
Perspiration – Scanty
Stool – Normal
Urine – Normal
Menstruation – Has not started
Food desire – Likes spicy food
She is a shy girl. All the questions were answered by her mother during case taking.
Her mother said that the girl cries very often at small issues but lifts up her mood easily.
The girl is quite adamant, soft-spoken, introverted, good in studies.
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