Accessory nipple

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Accessory nipple, also supernumerary nipple and polythelia, is a common benign congenital lesion that may mistaken for a nevus.


  • May be associated with increased rates of genitourinary malignancies.[1]


  • Pigmented lesion of chest along "milk line".

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Skin Lesion, Left Chest, Excision:
     - Supernumerary/accessory nipple. 
     - NEGATIVE for malignancy.

See also


  1. Grimshaw, EC.; Cohen, PR. (Jan 2013). "Supernumerary nipple and seminoma: case report and review of polythelia and genitourinary cancers.". Dermatol Online J 19 (1): 4. PMID 23374946.