Flashcards in Breast Disease Deck (14)
Who does fibrocystic change most commonly affect?
What age are cysts most common?
35 to 50 years
What age are fibroadenomas most common?
What is a fibroadenoma?
firm, non-tender, highly mobile palpable lump. Stromal tumour
What is an intraductal papilloma?
Benign growth in a milk duct causing spontaneous discharge from the nipple
What is a mammary duct ectasia?
Dilation of a major duct, filled with creamy secretion
Which organism most commonly causes mastitis?
Why are mammograms easier to interpret with age?
Increased adipose tissue
What abnormalities can be found on mammogram?
Densities and calcifications
What age are people invited for mammogram?
What is the most common form of breast cancer?
What is pagets disease?
eczema like changes to the skin and nipple, sign of cancer in breast tissue
Is invasive carcinoma mostly ductal or lobular?