Flashcards in Reproductive Deck (187)
What is stage one of fibrocystic breast condition?
Premenstrual fullness and tenderness occurring on the menstrual cycle
Physiologic modularity of the breast including lobules, ducts, and stromal tissue
Fibrocystic Breast Condition
What is the most common breast problem of women between 20-50 years of age?
Fibrocystic Breast Condition
Solid, slowly enlarging, benign mass; round, firm, easily movable, non-tender and clearly delineated from the surrounding tissue
How can ductal ectasia be managed?
Warm complex and antibiotics
How can fibrocystic breast condition be managed?
Symptomatic management, hormonal manipulation, drug therapy, diuretics, avoiding caffeine, mild analgesics, and limiting salt
What is stage two of fibrocystic breast condition?
Multiple nodular areas in both breasts
Benign breast problem of women approaching menopause caused by dilation and thickening of the collecting ducts in the sub-areolar area
What are fibroadenomas made up of?
Connective tissue that is unattached to the surrounding breast tissue
Benign process in the epithelial lining of the duct, forming a pedunculated outgrowth of tissue
What are the symptoms of fibrocystic breast condition?
Ropey, bumpy, lumpy breast tissue that is tender, painful, and burning characterized by fibrosis and cysts
What vitamins should be increased when a patient has fibrocystic breast condition?
Vitamins C, E, and B complex
What is the most common breast mass in women under the age of 30?
Why do the symptoms of fibrocystic breast condition usually go away after menopause?
Because estrogen decreases
What is stage three of fibrocystic breast condition?
Microscopic cysts associated with pain, tenderness, or burning in women 35-55
What is fibrocystic breast condition caused by?
An imbalance of of estrogen to progesterone ration with more estrogen and less progesterone
What are the signs of ductal ectasia?
Hard, tender mass with irregular boarders, greenish brown nipple discharge, enlarged axillary nodes, redness and edema over the site of the mass
Where are fibroadenomas often located?
The upper outer quadrant
When do the symptoms of fibrocystic breast condition usually resolve?
In what age range does intraducal papilloma occur in?
What types of adjunctive therapy can be used for patients with breast cancer?
Radiation therapy, chemotherapy, SERMs, hormonal therapy and targeted therapy
What should patients with premenstrual syndrome eat?
Limit sugar, red meat, alcohol, coffee, tea and chocolate
Vaginal bleeding that occurs after a 12 month cessation of menses after the onset of menopause
Vaginal mucosa is dry, thin, and traumatized easily with intercourse
What are the signs of intraductal papilloma?
Bloody or serous nipple discharge
Soft, red, oval tissue masses in cervix
Tissue overgrowth in uterus that is a precursor of endometrial cancer
How long is radiation therapy used after breast cancer?
Benign condition of breast enlargement in men