Definitions

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  • adj. Around the areola.

Etymologies

peri- +‎ areolar. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • First, scars from periareolar incision are generally lighter than scars from inframammary incision because the tissue around the areola is thinner.

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  • The disadvantage is that placement through a periareolar incision may increase the odds a woman will experience an infection or capsular contracture.

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  • The periareolar incision is done directly below the areola, the colored tissue surrounding the nipple.

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  • The periareolar incision leaves a scar just below the areola.

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