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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Retromammary space, overlying nipple areolar complex.
As the loose connective tissue of the retromammary space delineates the breast from the underlying pectoralis major, the suspensory ligaments of Cooper anchor the breast onto the pectoralis major fascia and the dermis.
Retromammary lymph nodes were also sampled from goats B and C (both females).
These are the medial aspect of the breasts and the retromammary area posterior to the cone of normal mammary tissue.
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.
In the next step, 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.
Using this projection, the chest wall, retromammary space, axilla and the upper structures of the breast can be imaged.
Ultrasonography reveals heterogeneous, hypoechoic, fluid containing masses with internally floating, and echogenic material in the breast parenchyma or retromammary region in tuberculosis breast.