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Breast Lump

  • BBSG – Brazilian Breast Study Group
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Abstract

A breast lump refers to every tumor present in the mammary gland. It may present cystic or solid content, might be palpable to the clinical examination or not, and is considered one of the most common reasons to access medical aid and may reach 60% of the specialist consultations. Most patients will present benign pathologies (70–75% of diagnoses).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • BBSG – Brazilian Breast Study Group
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  1. 1.BBSGSao PauloBrazil

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