Accessory axillary breasts and supernumerary nipple

Case contributed by Dr Hani Al Salam


Pregnant patient presents with bilateral axillary swellings which have become more apparent and even tender after she got pregnant.

Patient Data:

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

US both breasts where performed and demonstrate 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 xiphoid process.

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