batesch10.txt

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  1. what are the common or concerning symptoms with the female breast
    • breast lump/mass
    • pain/discomfort
    • nipple discharge
  2. when is the best time to examine breasts
    5-7 days after onset of menses
  3. Inappropriate discharge of milk-containing fluid if it occurs 6 or more mo's after childbirth or cessation of breast feeding
    galactorrhea
  4. what are some important topics for the health promotion & counseling of the breasts
    • palpable masses breast
    • assessing risk of breast cancer
    • breast cancer screening
  5. A palpable breast mass that is fine, round, mobile and nontender btwn ages 15-25
    fibroadenoma
  6. palpable breast mass soft to firm, round, mobile often tender btwn 25-50
    cysts
  7. palpable breast mass that is nodular & ropelike
    fibrocystic changes
  8. palpable breast mass that is irregular, stellate, firm, not clearly delineated from surrounding tissue
    cancer
  9. what are some factors that increase relative risk for breast cancer
    • late preg greater than 30
    • early menarche less 12
    • late menopause greater than 55
    • no full term preg
    • never breast fed
    • recent lt use of hormone
  10. what is the appropriate screening for mammography for women 40 to 50 yrs
    every 1-2yrs
  11. when should woment get a clinical breast examination
    • 20-40=every 3
    • 40 & over=annully
  12. flattening of normally convex breasts suggests
    cancer
  13. asymmetry of directions in which nipples point suggests what
    underlying cancer
  14. A benighn but sometimes painful condition of dilated ducts w/surrounding inflammation associated w/masses
    mammary duct ectasia=tender cords
  15. an imbalance of estrogens & androgens sometimes drug related which is a hard irregular eccentric or ulcerating nodule=breast cancer
    gynecomastia
  16. sweat gland infection of the breast
    hidradentitis suppurativa
  17. deeply pigmented velvety axillary skin suggests what
    acanthosis nigricans

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