2009, Number 5
Med Cutan Iber Lat Am 2009; 37 (5)
Blaya ÁB, Gardeazabal GJ, Ratón NJA, Martínez LÁAZ, Marcellán FM, Díaz-Pérez JL
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ABSTRACTMondor´s disease is a rare entity of unknown aetiology with few descriptions in literature. It is characterized by the appearance of a palpable cord-like structure in the breast and/or in the anterior wall of the chest corresponding to superficial thrombophlebitis of a vein at this level.
Normally, it has a self-limited course that leads to healing in a few weeks or months.
We describe herein the case of a 50-year-old woman presenting this pathology in an uncommon localization: the axilla.