retromammary

ret·ro·mam·ma·ry

(ret'rō-mam'ă-rē),
Posterior to the mamma.

retromammary

(rĕt″rō-măm′mă-rē) [″ + mamma, breast]
Behind the mammary gland.

retromammary

behind the mammary gland.
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These are the medial aspect of the breasts and the retromammary area posterior to the cone of normal mammary tissue.
The normal breast ultrasound will show skin, subcutaneous fat, mammary tissue, retromammary fat in some patients, pectoralis muscle, ribs, pleura, and lung (Figure 21).
Next, the surgeon digitally dilates the retromammary space between the mammary tissue and the pectoral muscle toward the axilla, and, under visual control, makes a sharp opening of the axillary fascia.