Areolar gland abscess

Alternative names
Abscess - areolar gland; Subareolar abscess

Definition
A subareolar abscess is an abscess or growth on the areolar gland, which is located underneath or beneath the areola (the circular area of darker pigmentation around the nipple) of the breast.

see Subareolar abscess.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 3, 2012
by Martin A. Harms, M.D.

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