BMJ Case Reports 2011; doi:10.1136/bcr.06.2011.4391
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Breast cancer associated with an accessory nipple

  1. James Haselden3
  1. 1Radiology Department, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
  2. 2Breast Surgery Department, York Hospital, York, UK
  3. 3Radiology Department, York Hospital, York, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr James Haselden, james.haselden{at}


Clinical presentation

A 90-year-old female presented with a new mass along the anterolateral aspect of her chest wall. On clinical examination a hard, irregular subcutaneous lump inferior to the left inframammary fold and lateral to an accessory nipple was observed (figure 1).

Figure 1

Presenting lump (arrow) seen as a subcutaneous mass along the milk line inferior to the left inframammary …

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