tail of Spence


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axillary process of breast

the superolateral position of the mammary gland, which extends toward the axilla and blends with the anterior axillary fold.

tail of Spence

the upper outer tail of breast tissue that extends into the axilla.
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The mammary glandular tissue was intermixed with adnexal glands, a superficial distribution indicative of ectopic tissue rather than an axillary extension of the mammary tail of Spence.
This intermingling of glands connotes an anatomically superficial location, which is not characteristic of an axillary extension of the mammary tail of Spence.