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Diagnosis and management of retroareolar cysts in adolescents: a case report.
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PMID:  24964458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Retroareolar cysts are a rare condition of the adolescent female breast and their reported incidence in the literature is scarce. Arising from obstruction of the terminal channels that drain Montgomery's areolar tubercles retroareolar cysts comprise two different pathological entities; symptomatic and asymptomatic. We report on a case of a symptomatic retroareolar cyst in a 15-year-old girl and review the literature. We highlight the subtle clinical differences from other adolescent breast masses, describe the natural course of the condition and with respect to diagnosis detail the correlation between clinical features and characteristic sonographic findings. Finally, we highlight the importance of preserving the developing breast bud by adopting a conservative approach to the management of retroareolar cysts.
Authors:
David Wallace; Aneet Sian; Andrew Carne; Tracey E Irvine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-07-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of surgical case reports     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  2042-8812     ISO Abbreviation:  J Surg Case Rep     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-06-26     Completed Date:  2014-06-26     Revised Date:  2014-06-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101560169     Medline TA:  J Surg Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Published by Oxford University Press and JSCR Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. © The Author 2013.
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