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Breast reduction surgery. Image 6 of 12. Cosmetic surgeon cutting away breast tissue using a cautery (an instrument that burns through tissue) during breast reduction surgery. In this operation, excess breast tissue is being removed to produce smaller and more symmetrical breasts. The nipple is seen at upper centre. For a series showing the entire procedure, see images M590/561.
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