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1

What is Fibrocystic disease?

Lumpiness in one of both, pain/tenderm hormone related

2

Is Fibrocystic disease common?

Yes

3

What is Fat Necrosis?

Trauma to breast resulting in haemorrhage and necrosis

4

What about Fat Necrosis mimics cancer?

Hard lump

5

What is Mastitis?

Inflammatory condition - red, tender, hot
Blocked ducts, encourage breastfeeding

6

What is a risk factor of Mastitis?

Smoking

7

What are the two benign tumours?

Fibroadenoma, papiloma

8

What is the three malignant tumours?

Ductal carcinoma, lobular carcinoma, Paget's disease

9

How do you diagnose?

Clinical impression, radiology, cytology

10

What is Papilloma?

Wart like growths, bleeding/discharge from nipple, benign

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What is Fibroadenoma?

Rubbery lumps, reproductive age, can increase in pregnancy

12

What are the risks factors for breast cancer?

Age, height, oestrogen, lifestyle

13

What are the 5 clinical presentations of breast cancer?

Lump, dimpling, colour/texture, pulling, discharge

14

What is the treatment for breast cancer?

Surgery, chemo/radio, hormone therapy

15

What are the four types of surgery?

Lumpectomy, wide exicion, mastectomy, lymph node

16

What is Paget's disease of the nipple?

Affects skin of one nipple, eczema type rash, itchy, bleeding, sign of underlying cancer