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    Areola

    The areola is the dark area of skin surrounding the nipple of the breast. The areola enlarges and darkens during pregnancy.

    Current as of: February 25, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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