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Every surgery has potential risks; some are more serious than others. Some mastectomy risks can affect recovery. Others can affect the type of scarring and appearance of the breast reconstruction. Some possible risks include:
It is important to discuss possible surgical risks with your physician so that you understand the seriousness and likelihood of these risks prior to surgery.