Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2015) Volume 19, Issue 1

Galactocele: A rare case of breast enlargement among children.

A galactocele is a retention cyst containing milk or a milky substance that is usually located in the mammary glands caused by a protein plug that block off the outlet. It is seen in lactating women on cessation of lactation and rarely in infants and children. It presents as a large, soft, fluctuating lump in the lower part of breast. A case of galactocele in a 2year old child is reported with review of literature for its rarity.

Author(s): Mosleh Jabari

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