Familial supernumerary nipples

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Familial supernumerary nipples

Synonyms: Isolated polythelia

Familial supernumerary nipples is a rare breast malformation characterized by the presence in various members of a single family of one or more nipple(s) and/or their related tissue in addition to the normal bilateral chest nipples. The anomaly is usually situated along the embryonic milk line from axillae to inguinal regions but other locations are also possible. Association with dental abnormalities Becker nevus renal or underlying breast tissue malignancy and genitourinary malformations has been reported.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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