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Accessory axillary breasts and supernumerary nipple

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam
Modality: Ultrasound

Case Discussion:

20 year old pregnant lady presented with bilateral axillary swellings which became more apparent and even tender after she get pregnant. 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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