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Contraction of breast smooth muscle results in:
emptying of milk ducts
approximately 75% of females are menstruating by which tanner stage of breast development?
during pregnancy, the following change normally occurs in the breasts due to effects of luteal and placental hormones:
alveoli increase in size and number
Which breast change is typical after menopause?
thickening of the inframammary ridge
a 50 year old woman presents as a new patient. which finding in her personal and social history would increase her risk profile for developing breast cancer?
Venous patterns on breasts are suggestive of pathology when they are:
Which of the following is a common benign variation in the breasts of a pregnant woman?
bilateral pronounced venous patterns
Palpation of the nipple is done by:
compressing it between thumb and forefinger
when examining axillary lymph nodes, the patient's are is
flexed at the elbow
lymphatic flow of the breast primarily drains:
toward the clavicle
the greatest concern for breast cancer is when you palpate__nodes.