Utilizing Mohs Surgery for Tissue Preservation in Erosive Adenomatosis of the Nipple

  • Nikoleta Brankov
  • Tanya NinoEmail author


Erosive adenomatosis of the nipple (EAN) is a benign proliferation of the lactiferous ducts that may be mistaken for malignant breast disease because it often presents with nipple discharge, erythema, erosion, or crusting. Histologically, EAN mimics syringocystadenoma papilliferum or hidradenoma papilliferum. Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is the ideal treatment for EAN, because it excises predominantly abnormal tissue while conserving the normal nipple tissue.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineLoma Linda UniversityLoma LindaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology and Mohs SurgerySt. Joseph Heritage Medical GroupOrangeUSA

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