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Breast Physiology and Cancer

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nagrawal's version from 2017-12-03 17:12

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Embyological orginingrowths from the ectoderm
Estrogen effect on breast (3)Growth of Ductal Tissue, increased cell division, and increased fibrocystic changes
Progesterone effect on breastGrowth of Stromal Tissue
Benign Histology associated with Increased risk of CancerAtypical Lobular Hyperplasia
Blood supply in superio-medial pedicleDescending branch of 2nd and 3rd intercostal IMA perforators
Giant vs Common FibroadenomaGiant is greater than 5cm
Giant Fibroadenoma vs Phyllodes tumorPhyllodes tumor usually in peri-menopausal patients
Failure of the mammary pit to elevate above the skin level results inNipple inversion
Failure of regression along the milk line results inPolythelia
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