accessory nipple

accessory nipple

a supernumerary nipple occurring on the mammary crest.

ac·ces·so·ry nip·ple

(ak-ses'ŏr-ē nip'ĕl)
A supernumerary nipple occurring on the mammary crest or line.
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Clinically ectopic breasts were suspected but there was no accessory nipple or areola.
(2) Accessory nipples may or may not be seen in addition to breast tissue.
Specimen for histopathologic study was sent which revealed only normal nipple tissue and diagnosis of an accessory nipple was made.
Accessory nipple reconstruction following a central quadrantectomy: a case report.
"And bearing in mind where it was, the doctor said: 'I think this is actually an accessory nipple'.
'And bearing in mind where it was the doctor said 'I think this is actually an accessory nipple'.
In the present study Fibroadenoma was present in (39.58%), Fibrocystic changes of breast in (37.5%), Abscess in (6.25%), Inherited defect as Accessory Nipple in (2.09%), Asymmetry of Breast in (8.33%) and Accessory Breast tissue in (2.09%).
We describe the clinical and pathological finding relating to a rare case of nipple adenoma arising in an accessory nipple.
CASE: A 24-year-old woman presented with the complaint of pain and bleeding from accessory nipple since 4 months in right breast.
Supernumerary tissue or accessory nipples are rare conditions and associated with cardiovascular or urinary tract anomaly.
Other breast anomalies are accessory nipples (polythelia) and accessory mammary glands (polymastia); these are believed to arise from an incomplete regression of the milk lines that arise embryologically [11].
The prevalence of BDAs in this present study and other studies in Ghana was relatively higher than that found among Japanese where studies on young females revealed a prevalence of accessory nipples to be 5% [40, 41].