Supernumerary nipple in a young woman
Salma Salim, Badreddine Hassam
The Pan African Medical Journal. ;34:36. doi:10.11604/pamj..34.36.17762

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Supernumerary nipple in a young woman

Salma Salim, Badreddine Hassam
Pan Afr Med J. 2019; 34:36. doi:10.11604/pamj.2019.34.36.17762. Published 17 Sep 2019



We report the case of a 24 year old woman, without significant past medical history, who consulted for an asymptomatic and pigmented lesion of the breast evolving from infancy. Dermatological examination showed a brown plaque localized on the milk line in the underside of the right breast, measuring 1 cm, firm in consistency, with a non infiltrated base. Dermoscopic examination revealed a peripheral pigmented regular network with a cleft-like appearance in a pigmented homogeneous central area. The rest of clinical examination was normal. Based on the clinical and dermoscopic findings a diagnosis of supernumerary nipple was established. The patient refused the removal of the nipple since it was asymptomatic and without any aesthetic concern.


Corresponding author:
Salma Salim, Dermatology and Venereology Department, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
salma-salim19@hotmail.fr

©Salma Salim et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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