The clinical differential diagnosis included supernumerary nipple, eccrine poroma, clear cell acanthoma, papillary eccrine adenoma, tubular apocrine adenoma, keloid, melanoma, and nonmelanoma skin cancer.
The firm, exophytic, lobulated, pink to skin-colored nodule with a surrounding hyperpigmented patch detailed in our case clinically mimicked a supernumerary nipple given its location along the milk line in the inframammary area and represents a clinical presentation of LC not previously described in the literature.
Supernumerary nipple (Polythelia) and supernumerary breast (Polymastia) are common anomalies of breast.
Supernumerary nipple and supernumerary breast are common ectopic breast diseases described in literature.
from their study on a population of American women found that supernumerary nipple and accessory breast tissue were more common in the Native American women than in the non-native women.
Anomalies associated with breast development are common, presenting as supernumerary nipples (polythelia) and less often as supernumerary breast (polymastia) in 1-5% of population.
On examination it was found to be unilateral supernumerary nipple
. Patient was advised operative treatment (Excision) but she refused (Figure 1D).
Velanovich, "Ectopic breast tissue, supernumerary breasts, and supernumerary nipples
," Southern Medical Journal, vol.
All families reported having supernumerary nipples
: the women with one on either side of the mammary line, the male with two on the left side and one on the right (Fig.
Polythelia, the presence of supernumerary nipples
or nipple-areola complexes, is the most common anomaly of the pediatric breast.
If this regression does not occur and ridge persist, supernumerary nipples
or breasts develop along milk line.
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