Update: A police report about a stolen 'three-breast prothesis' appears to show the story is indeed a hoax. Alisha Hessler reported the unusual item was stolen from her luggage at Tampa International Airport earlier this month, the Smoking Gun reports. An American woman raised a few eyebrows after claiming she had plastic surgery to create a third breast. Jasmine Tridevil, 21, said she had the surgery in a bid to become a reality TV star, adding that she no longer wanted to appear attractive to men. Watson leak: Hackers show their real motive. Woman labelled 'world's sexiest criminal' on social media.
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Accessory breasts , also known as polymastia , supernumerary breasts , or mammae erraticae , is the condition of having an additional breast. Extra breasts may appear with or without nipples or areolae. It is a condition and a form of atavism which is most prevalent in male humans, and often goes untreated as it is mostly harmless. In recent years, many affected women have had a plastic surgery operation to remove the additional breasts, for purely aesthetic reasons. A related condition, in which extra nipples form, is called " supernumerary nipple " or "polythelia". In some cases, the accessory breast may not be visible at the surface.
Did Jasmine Tridevil really have a third breast implant in a bid to become a reality TV star?
They can range from tiny moles, lumps without nipples, to the rather disfiguring and uncomfortable. The report details a year-old woman from India whose left breast had been swelling for the past decade, following her first pregnancy. The only reason she eventually went to the clinic was because she began to suffer "dragging" pain in her left shoulder and arm due to the heavy weight of the breast, study author Dr. When the medical team performed an ultrasound scan they found a large tissue mass that was similar in consistency to the left breast but distinct from it. Photo credit: BMJ Three days later, she was released and, six months on, she had no further symptoms and reported that she was happy. Not all ethnicities seem to be affected equally, though, with occurrence rates varying significantly between populations.
She set the internet on fire last year by claiming to have an extra asset. But year-old 'Jasmine Tridevil' became the subject of intense scrutiny after extraordinary images suggested she had become the first woman in the world to have an artificial third breast fitted. Then last week the wannabe pop star - real name Alisha Hessler - from Tampa, Florida broke her silence to insist she's not a hoaxer, defiantly claiming: 'I know my breasts are real and I do not care what anybody thinks. But Daily Mail Online has now obtained secretly filmed images that prove once and for all that Hessler is lying. These photos — taken by a specialist thermal imaging camera - show her third breast is indeed a fake. Scrutinized: Many commentators have claimed the third breast is a wearable prosthetic, especially as Tridevil once reported a '3 breast prosthesis' stolen when her bags went missing at Tampa Airport in Proof at last: Body heat pictures through a simple thermal imaging camera. Red indicates normal body temperature due to blood flow. Blue means no blood flow - and there is none at the 'third breast'.