Archive for July 27th, 2011
In very rare circumstances, the supernumerary nipple may appear in an unusual place. This one is in the armpit.
Believed to be the first of its kind and a potential Guinness world record, a 22 year old woman from Brazil was found with a well developed extra nipple."Microscopic examination of the dermis showed hair follicles, eccrine glands, and sebaceous glands. Fat tissue was noted at the base of the lesion. Clinical and histopathologic findings were consistent with the diagnosis of supernumerary breast tissue, also known as pseudomamma. To our knowledge, this is the first report of supernumerary breast tissue on the foot." The nipple has been present since birth, and there have been no complaints of pain.