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New Emirates Medical Journal

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ISSN (Print): -
ISSN (Online): 0250-6882

Case Report

Bloody Nipple Discharge in an Infant

Author(s): Nabiha Ali*, Syed Rehan Ali and Shakeel Ahmed

Volume 1 , Issue 2 , 2020

Page: [76 - 78] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/0250688201999200420151548

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Abstract

Bloody Nipple Discharge (BND) is an uncommon finding in infants and is a cause of anxiety for the parents since it can be associated with breast carcinoma in adults. Mammary duct ectasia is the most common cause. This report describes a 9-month old boy who presented with unilateral BND. Diagnosis of benign duct ectasia was made on ultrasound. The patient was followed and the condition resolved spontaneously over the next two months.

Keywords: Nipple discharge, Bleeding, Mammary duct ectasia, Common occurrence, Placental circulation, Milky discharge.


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