What is the difference between Subareolar and Retroareolar?

The difference between subareolar and retroareolar

is that “subareolar” is below the areola and “retroareolar” is behind the areola.

subareolar

retroareolar

Adjective

  • (anatomy) Below the areola.

Adjective

  • (anatomy) Behind (underneath) the areola

Examples

  • retroareolar carcinoma