Galactocele as a changing axillary lump in a pregnant woman
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- Whang, I.Y., Lee, J. & Kim, K.T. Arch Gynecol Obstet (2007) 276: 379. doi:10.1007/s00404-007-0348-y
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Materials and methods
36-year-old woman visited to our hospital for her axillary lump. The diagnosis could be made under ultrasound examination and her recent pregnancy history. However, sonography-guided aspiration was done for confirmation.
We could confirm the galactocele arising in axillary accessory breast tissue.
Clinical information indicating that such a palpable mass is associated with pregnancy as well as its sonography features along with adjunctive diagnostic aspiration, can help to correctly diagnose this rare entity.