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Areola (Latin) - Small open space
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Areolae

A pigmented, "small open space" on the breast around the nipple bud.

  • Areola (Latin) - Small empty space, garden
  • Areola (Latin) - Small open space
  • Paget's disease of Breasts: eczematous patches on nipple, result of underlying DCIS
  • More generally defined as small circular area on the body colored differently from the surrounding tissue, therefore can also be used to describe other small circular areas such as the inflamed region surrounding a pimple.
  • Areolar

    The "small empty space" around the nipple.

    • Areola (Latin) - Small empty space, garden
    • Areola (Latin) - Small open space
  • Referring to the pigmented area on the human breast around the nipple but can be used to describe other small circular areas around an inflamed area
  • Areolar changes are seen in Paget's disease of the breast
  • MEDYMOLOGY