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Accessory axillary breasts and supernumerary nipple

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al 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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