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Accessory axillary breasts and supernumerary nipple

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Bilateral axillary swellings which have become more apparent and tender after the patient became pregnant.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

US both breasts performed, showing bilateral axillary accessory breast tissues (even a lactiferous duct is seen in the right axilla). Incidental accessory nipple seen at the left side anterior chest wall at the level of the xiphoid process.

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Case information

rID: 9292
Published: 1st Apr 2010
Last edited: 17th Oct 2019
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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