Axillary accessory breasts in a 13-year-old girl.
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Mazzotta F., Genchi V., Zorlu O. 2023. Axillary accessory breasts in a 13-year-old girl. Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol. 33 (1):55-7. 10.26326/2281-9622.214.171.1247.
Accessory breasts, areolas and nipples can follow the non-regression of embryonic residues along the so-called milk-line that goes from the armpit to the pubis. When glandular residues are not associated with nipples and areolas, diagnostic problems arise: a careful history that highlights significant variations during the menstrual period and ultrasound allow a correct diagnosis. A case of bilateral axillary accessory breasts in a 13-year-old girl is described.
mammary gland, adolescent