Galactocele as a changing axillary lump in a pregnant woman
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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.
KeywordsGalactocele Axillary lump Lactating breast Pregnancy
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