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NCBI ROFL: A foot needs a nipple like a fish needs a bicycle.

DiscoblogBy ncbi roflJun 26, 2010 4:00 AM

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[Uncensored photo below] Case report: Ectopic nipple on the sole of the foot, an unexplained anomaly. "Supernumerary nipples are common congenital anomalies, most often occurring along the embryonic milk lines. We present a patient with an ectopic nipple on the foot. We are unable to explain the aetiology of this anomaly; however, several theories have been proposed."

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"The patient considered the lesion to be a cosmetic blemish and refused to have it excised. He was advised follow-up every 6-months or to seek consultation if any features of the nipple changed." Related content: Discoblog: NCBI ROFL: No bra + Wringer washing machine = squished boob. Discoblog: NCBI ROFL: Eye Tracking of Men’s Preferences for Female Breast Size and Areola Pigmentation. Discoblog: NCBI ROFL: Bad news: you have a tumor. Good news: it’s really cute! WTF is NCBI ROFL? Read our FAQ!

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