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1

what are different forms of benign breast disease

fibroadenoma
fat necrosis
sclerosing adenosis
duct ectasia

2

what is duct ectasia

central ducts become dilated with duct secretions

3

what happens if the the dilated ducts in ductal ectasia leak ductal secretions into the periductal area

mastitis

4

what discharge is associated with ductal ectasia

yellow or green

5

what are features of malignancy in breast lumps

peau d'orange
dimpling
enlarged axillary lymph nodes

6

investigations

triple assessment

7

who presents with intraductal papilloma

middle aged

8

what are lobules

mild producing glands

9

what are ducts

tubes which carry milk to the nipple

10

what are intraductal papillomas

benign tumour which grows in the duct

11

what does an intraductal typically present as

one large lump near the nipple
or severe smaller lumps further from the nipple

12

what makes up intraductal papillomas

gland and fibrous tissue

13

what is the presentation of intraductal papillomas

lumps
nipple discharge

14

does multiple papillomas increase risk of breast cancer

yes if presented at a young age

15

what is duct ectasia

benign breast condition

16

aetiology

as women get nearer to menopause the duct behind the nipple widens and shortens
nipple may be inverted

17

what sort of discharge is associated with ductal ectasia

thick discharge

18

does ductal ectasia increase risk of breast cancer

no