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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Woman, 22, grows full-sized nipple on the sole of her FOOT

by Michael


Lily Allen proudly showed hers off on television, Mark Wahlberg's famous for his and just last week, Zac Efron was forced to deny he has two. But a 22-year-old woman has trumped them all - by growing a full-sized extra nipple on the sole of her foot.
 
Although one in 50 women and one in 100 men have extra nipples, according to the California-based Dermatology Journal it's the first time one has ever been discovered so far down somebody's body.
 
 
The woman told doctors she had had the unusual growth - which is almost two inches wide - all her life, and it had never caused her any pain. Between one and five per cent of the population have the condition, known as supernumerary breast tissue.
 
 


Although most of the time extra nipples are found along the milk lines, which run from the genitals to the armpits, they have been discovered on the back, thigh or even the face - but never the feet.
 
Mark Wahlberg has a third nipple just below his left one. The former Calvin Klein model considered having it removed but then changed his mind, calling it his most 'prized possession'.
 
Last week dermatologist Dr Katherine Rothman said she believed Zac Efron had not one but two extra nipples, below his normal ones on his chest. His spokesman denied the claims, but it prompted new interest in the topic - and the rediscovery of the 22-year-old woman's case, which was first published in Dermatology Journal in 2006. According to researchers in Brazil: 'A 22-year-old woman sought medical care for a lesion in the plantar region of her left foot, a well-formed nipple surrounded by areola and hair.

'Microscopic examination of the dermis showed hair follicles, eccrine glands, and sebaceous glands.'
There are eight categories of supernumerary nipple. They range from polythelia pilosa, which is just a patch of hair, and develop up to a complete nipple with glandular tissue and areola. Researchers classified this case as stage five, which means it has a nipple and areola but no fat tissue.
 
Third nipples have been mentioned throughout history and folklore, and were once known as 'witch's nipples'.
Anne Boleyn, one of Henry VIII's wives, was rumoured to have not only a third nipple but also a third breast - causing some to brand her a witch.

28 comments:

Michael said...

I could say a million things so I am just going to keep my mouth shut....

Michael said...

I thought this subject might make it easier for any nesters who might being living with "something" that they'd like to share....extra toes or fingers...maybe a third or fourth nipple...an extra row of teeth....double eyelashes like Liz Taylor.....a tail..

I don't believe that I have shared the story of my piano having extra keys....

Michael said...

just a reminder...Roseannes Nuts is on tonight at 8pm on Lifetime.....2 new 30 minute episodes...

Lynn D said...

Morning Glories!

Oh for Gods sake I just woke up and I have to see that! She has freaking ringworm. Soak it in some vinegar and it will go away.

If it is not ringworm then my guess is that Nipple Foot grew up by a nuclear plant.

Lynn D said...

MeeMee thanks for the reminder. I am going to check On Demand today and see if the first show is there.

goldie said...

Good Morning Hooters! Hi Michael and Lynn.

I just don't know what to say to that. Other than I do not have anything 'extra' (if you don't count fat cells. I am short a few things though. A thick head of hair, a working pancreas and many brain cells.

Happy Hump Day.

goldie said...

ZONA- from yesterday. Wow what a mess. I imagine that is pretty scary, especially for people who have breathing problems. And how about those people who are allergic to "dust"!!?

Mother nature has sure been a bitch to all of us this year in one form or another. Today is going to be very muggy and we have a chance for severe weather. I'm waiting for the day they say we have a chance for "a nice, normal summer day".

Zona said...

Good Morning!

MICHAEL: Ewwww..Pics of medical oddities weird me out! Didn't Marky Mark have an extra nipple? They use to airbrush it out of pics until he finally said 'Enough! It's part of me and I'm proud of it!' To this day when I see Mark Wahlberg in a movie..it's the first thing I think of..

I don't have any extra anythings..at least not that I'm aware of..although I would be kinda happy to have an extra head of hair...as long as it showed up on my head..ijs.. ;)

LYNN: LOL@ soak it and it will go away..you may be right!! :D

MICHAEL: I almost forgot to mention how incredibly gorrrrgeous you look this morning..I must have been distracted.. ;)

From 51:

JODI: Afeared?? NEVER!! GO RAIDERS!! :D

DI: ...and so it begins.. ;D

Time to go and be frustrated by the games and disappearing comments on FB..Have a good day everyone!! :)

Zona said...

GOLDIE: HA!! It took me forever to type my post and after I hit publish I read your comment only to find that we had the same idea about the hair..LOL! I'd like some extra brain cells too..And I wish we could plug in memory like on a computer..I'd opt for that in a heartbeat! :D

Both Mr Z and I have asthma..and the dust and muggy weather really do affect us..but he took pics anyway..lol..

Ok..now I'm going to go be frustrated by FB.. ;D

Tinka said...

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Tinka said...

I will eat my breakfast before I look at these pictures. See you in a while.

Lynn D said...

Random thought for the day: This gives Foot Fetish a whole new meaning.

sacBarb said...

Happy Hump Day Owls.

The first time I ever heard of a third nipple was from Chandler on Friends and I never thought it was a real thing until now. I didn't know about Marky Mark. I must live under a rock. Thanks Michael for bringing this to our attention.

I don't have any extras that I am aware of except fat cells, like Goldie said.

sacBarb said...

Zona, It must be awful to live in a dusty climate with asthma. I am not allergic to dust, but I am allergic to dusting.

sacBarb said...

Lynn, Love your 'random thoughts of the day.'

Just_Lin said...

Michael I think we should find that medical journal because I don't believe it's there. It's just more photo shop, imho. However, third nipples are not uncommon positioned below the usual ones. They really just look like a mole, not a fully developed nipple.

You look lovely today, Michael. Did you just wash your hair?

Just_Lin said...

Waving a wing at everyone. My left knee is unhappy today. I probably overdid it by going to Curves yesterday. :(

Just_Lin said...

At least there's no nipple on my knee.....ijs

Just_Lin said...

I forgot I still had the duckling avatar.

Just_Lin said...

For those who don't know, that was a pic of my brother's feet and the ducklings. My legs aren't that hairy, honest.

Michael said...

yes J/l...I wash my hair daily...

lol....it has to be real....It was all over the news....Huffpo...CNN...Towleroad...

Here are the top 2 Late-Night television jokes that night...

2. Craig Ferguson: Today scientists discovered a Brazilian woman with a nipple on her foot. What was her shoe width, double D? She has to wear nip-flops. I’m sure she’s going to try to milk it for publicity.

1. Jay Leno: A 22-year-old woman has a third nipple on the bottom of her foot. Bet that makes it really tricky to buy a bra.

Have you seen the guy with 2 goobers!? Thats not photo-shopped either....promise!!

Thats coming later this week! ...kidding...lol

Bebbi said...

Michael! Wow, you are beautiful and you provide interesting blogs! I had no idea! Amazing, interesting blog.

Bebbi said...

J/L: Sorry to hear your knee is unhappy!

Hi LynnD, Goldie, Zona, Tinka and Sacbarb! I hope everyone is having a great day.

Michael said...

I just saw on MSNBC that some man is slashing womens butts in malls....with a razor blade!

Is there no end to the kooks?

No one has been seriously injured and they don't usually even realize it until they feel it with their hands....or someone tells them their clothes are cut and that they are bleeding..

They have the idiot on tape and hopefully will catch him before someone gets seriously hurt....

In Virginia I think they said...or the lady with the cut butt was named Virginia....I'm just not sure....

Meantime...if a black man...50ish...ok dressed...walks to close to you ...slam him in the nuttz and open a can of whoop ass!!

Michael said...

hi Bebbi baby!!!

be-bop-a-lu-la!

Just_Lin said...

Michael I still don't believe the nipple story.

If that guy is going woman to woman cutting them, I'd be real worried about possible transfer of a virus.

Just_Lin said...

I wonder if that woman has a bunion on her breast....Hmmm, things to think about.

Michael said...

planters wart!