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Bloody nipple discharge in an infant.
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PMID:  21189964     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Although milky nipple discharge appears frequently in infants, bloody nipple discharge is a very rare finding. We experienced a 4-month-old, breast-fed infant who showed bilateral bloody nipple discharge with no signs of infection, engorgement, or hypertrophy. The infant's hormonal examination and coagulation tests were normal, and an ultrasound examination revealed mammary duct ectasia. The symptoms resolved spontaneously within 6 weeks without any specific treatment, except that we advised the mother to refrain from taking herbal medicine. Since no such case has been previously reported in Korea, we present this case with a brief review of the literature.
Authors:
Ji Yeon Seo; Sang Jeong Kim; Soon Joo Lee; Eun Song Song; Young Jong Woo; Young Youn Choi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Korean journal of pediatrics     Volume:  53     ISSN:  2092-7258     ISO Abbreviation:  Korean J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-30     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101215374     Medline TA:  Korean J Pediatr     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  917-20     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Korea.
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