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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Bloody nipple discharge in a 7-month-old boy
  1. Ahmed Zaid1,
  2. Eirin Carolan1,
  3. Farhana Sharif2
  1. 1Department of Paediatrics, Mullingar Regional Hospital, Mullingar, Ireland
  2. 2Department of Paediatrics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Farhana Sharif, farhana.sharif{at}


Isolated bloody nipple discharge is rare in infancy and is usually idiopathic. Discharge commonly resolves spontaneously, and ultrasonography is a useful diagnostic technique to detect the cause of discharge. The authors report a 7-month-old boy who presented with unilateral spontaneous bloody nipple discharge for 1 month without signs of infection or mass.

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