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Current Medical Imaging


ISSN (Print): 1573-4056
ISSN (Online): 1875-6603

Case Report

Radiologic and Pathologic Findings of Axillary Intraductal Papilloma Arising in Accessory Breast Tissue: A Case Report and Literature Review

Author(s): Seong Jae Bae and Go Eun Yang*

Volume 18, Issue 14, 2022

Published on: 17 August, 2022

Page: [1526 - 1528] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/1573405618666220511193557

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Introduction: This is a rare case report of axillary intraductal papilloma arising in accessory breast tissue.

Case Presentation: A 49-year-old woman presented to our clinic with a palpable right axillary mass that had first appeared 6 months earlier. Mammography and ultrasonography of the right axilla revealed an ovoid mass surrounding accessory breast tissue. Ultrasound-guided 14-G core-needle biopsy was performed and pathologically revealed intraductal papilloma without atypia.

Conclusion: Since ectopic breast tissue is affected by the same pathologic processes as normal breast tissue, a core-needle biopsy can be used to identify the suspicious lesions in axillary breast tissue.

Keywords: Intraductal papilloma, biopsy, axilla, breast, atypia, mammography.

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