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Breast Disorders: Age-Based Management

  • James A. Hall
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Abstract

Primary care physicians and providers provide screening for breast disease as well as investigation and treatment for most breast disorders. Many breast complaints do not require referral to a breast care specialist. It is important to understand and be able to clinically apply results of imaging tests, lab results, and pathology findings. All complaints must be followed until there is a definite conclusion of findings. There must be concordance of results. Nothing is more important than the patient history and clinical exam.

Keywords

Breast Screening Mass Mammogram Needle biopsy Needle Aspiration Nipple discharge Mastalgia Mastitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Memorial Hospital, Women’s Health CenterLogansportUSA

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