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Leiomyoma of the Nipple

  • Efstratios Vakirlis
Chapter

Abstract

Leiomyoma of the nipple is a rare, benign tumor that arises from smooth muscle fibers in the subareolar tissue of the breast. It is a potential cause of persistent pain, tenderness, and swelling of the nipple-areola complex. Surgical excision is usually curative, although recurrences may occur.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.First Department of Dermatology-VenereologyAristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece

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