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Vol. 24 - Num. 93

Clinical Reviews

Telorrhagia in infants

Marina Ortega Navaridasa, Isabel López Aznáreza, Nuria López Negueruelaa

aPediatra. CS La Guindalera. Logroño. La Rioja. España.

Correspondence: M Ortega. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Ortega Navaridas M, López Aznárez I, López Negueruela N. Telorrhagia in infants. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2022;24:e167-e169.

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Bloody nipple discharge, or telorrhagia, is a rare manifestation in the pediatric population that in most cases is secondary to mammary duct ectasia. It is a benign and self-limiting disease, so a watchful waiting approach is recommended, avoiding invasive tests and reassuring the family while awaiting spontaneous resolution.


Bloody nipple discharge Infant Mammary duct ectasia



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