Polythelia (congenital supernumerary nipples) is a marker for more serious anomalies of the urinary and cardiovascular systems. It is associated with obstructive abnormalities of the kidney or the renal collecting system, renal agenesis, renal cell carcinoma, supernumerary kidneys, cardiac conduction disturbances and congenital heart disease.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American family physician|
|State||Published - 1983|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice