Accessory nipple left breast

Case contributed by Garth Kruger


Routine screening mammography

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Subtle cutaneous density high up on the breast seen tangentially on the MLO view . If you look carefully there are ducts deep to the lesion.


Accessory nipple of the breast with small ducts radiating to the nipple.

Case Discussion

The lesion is another example of an accessory nipple. The client said that lactation was visible from the nipple when she breastfed her children.

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