Axillary polymastia

Anne E. Burdick, Kavita A. Thomas, Esperanza Welsh, Jodeen Powell, George W. Elgart

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

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1154-1156
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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