Accessory breast

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende


Patient referred for screening mammography.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Sparse fibroglandular breasts with axillary fibroglandular tissue on the right (Spencer's tail).

Case Discussion

Accessory breast usually constitutes an additional finding in the mammography exam, presenting asymptomatically and configuring itself as a benign condition.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Ana Karina de Ataíde Feitosa

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Case information

rID: 83012
Published: 11th Oct 2020
Last edited: 12th Oct 2020
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal

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