Polythelia and associated conditions

J. R. Pellegrini, R. F. Wagner

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-132
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican family physician
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

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  • Family Practice


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