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J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Dec;49(6):1154-6.

Axillary polymastia.

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Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1600 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA. aburdick@med.miami.edu

Abstract

"Polymastia" is a term used to describe the presence of more than 2 breasts in human beings. It is synonymous with supernumerary or accessory breast tissue. Accessory breast tissue has the potential to undergo the same benign and malignant changes as normal pectoral breast tissue.

PMID:
14639406
DOI:
10.1016/S0190
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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