Eur J Gynaecol Oncol ; Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases. A lump was identified intraoperatively but was confused for a lymph node. In time compared to other journals. It may also present with pain, restriction of arm movements and cosmetic problems. Breast cancer in ectopic breast tissue.
Accessory breast tissue mimicking pedunculated lipoma
It can be of any Kajava type though we have seen only type 4 in axilla. Though tumescent liposuction is strongly advocated by some authors [ 9 , 10 ], it may be hazardous for aforementioned reasons. It is synonymous to supernumerary breast, ectopic breast and polymastia. Pressure garments are not reliable due to the peculiar shape of the axilla. C and E Show post-op results with mild scar hypertrophy. Case report Open Access.
Axillary breast: Navigating uncharted terrain Bhave MA - Indian J Plast Surg
Services on Demand Article. Open excision of the breast tissue and skin is done first, reserving the liposuction only to contour the axilla suction the anterior and posterior axillary folds, minimize the dog ears and reduce the length of the axillary scar. The latter include intercosto-brachial nerve, medial cutaneous nerve of the arm and the cephalic vein. Pressure garments are not reliable due to the peculiar shape of the axilla. Despite presence of hair, the scars are imperceptible and often better accepted in exchange of reduction in hair bearing skin. Intercostobrachial nerve is invariably found to be passing through the mass and needs to be preserved as shown in Figure 9. Only excision results in ugly scars that violate the aesthetic landmarks of axilla.
Dr Archana Dambal "Journal of clinical and diagnostic research is a welcome change in publishing practices. Lactational changes can occur in ectopic breast tissue , as in our case, and this variant should not be misdiagnosed as pathological. Sao Paulo Med J ; To progress, one needs to identify the areas of one's weakness and to strengthen them. Ectopic breast in a male patient: Fatty tumors also can occur in the armpit.