accessory breast

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ac·ces·so·ry breast

[TA]
a milk-secreting gland located elsewhere than at the normal place on the front of the chest and existing in addition to the two usual mammae.
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Fibroadenoma in Axillary Supernumerary Breast in a 17-Year-Old Girl: Case Report.
Supernumerary nipple (Polythelia) and supernumerary breast (Polymastia) are common anomalies of breast.
KEY WORDS: Fibroadenoma, axillary tail, ectopic breast tissue, axillary supernumerary breast
Supernumerary breast tissue deriving from the caudal remnants of embryonic milk ridges are thought to occur in the vulva and may be the source of the array of vulvar tumors that resemble their breast counterparts.
Arleo et al., "Polythelia and supernumerary breast. Personal experience and review of the literature," Annali Italiani di Chirurgia, vol.
An uncommon urologic presentation of a supernumerary breast. Urology 1997; 50: 122-4.
Clinical and histopathologic findings were consistent with the diagnosis of supernumerary breast tissue, also known as pseudomamma.
(6,7) Histologically, most adenocarcinomas arising in supernumerary breast tissue have been of the ductal type.
Fibroadenoma in axillary supernumerary breast case report.Sao Paulo Med J.2005; 123(5):253-5.
Supernumerary breasts with or without associated nipple areolar complexes can be found from the axilla to the inguinal region.
With respect to skin, there are sections on hairiness and hypertrichosis, baldness and testosterone, piebaldism, albinism, skin colour, red hair (and the polymorphisms of the melanocyte-stimulating hormone receptor, MC1R, which cause red hair), and finally supernumerary breasts. Many of these will of course already be well known to dermatologists.