Mammary duct ectasia in children: report of a short series and review of the literature.

@article{McHoney2011MammaryDE,
  title={Mammary duct ectasia in children: report of a short series and review of the literature.},
  author={Merrill McHoney and Fraser Munro and Gordon A Mackinlay},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={2011},
  volume={87 8},
  pages={527-30}
}
BACKGROUND Mammary duct ectasia is uncommon in children, and is usually considered to be an acquired disease in adults. However the occurrence in infants and children suggest it may be developmental. AIMS To report a case series of mammary duct ectasia, and review the published literature to ascertain the common findings and histological findings in children. STUDY DESIGN Case series report and review of the literature. RESULTS We report three cases of mammary duct ectasia, an unusual… CONTINUE READING

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