Accessory axillary breasts and supernumerary nipple

Case contributed by Dr Hani 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

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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Case information

rID: 9292
Case created: 1st Apr 2010
Last edited: 3rd Feb 2018
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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