TABLE 2

Self-reported Breast Symptoms in Adolescents With Macromastia (n = 96) Compared With Control Subjects (n = 103)

Symptoms MacromastiaControlsPa
Breast pain40 (42)14 (14)<.001
Significant difference in breast size27 (28)8 (8)<.001
Skin breakdown or rashes around or beneath breasts39 (42)8 (8)<.001
Difficulty participating in sports71 (75)12 (12)<.001
Difficulty finding clothes that fit85 (89)23 (22)<.001
Back pain85 (89)17 (17)<.001
Neck pain90 (94)10 (10)<.001
Shoulder pain79 (82)13 (13)<.001
  • Values shown are number of patients, with percentage in parentheses.

  • a Pearson χ2 test.