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mastopathy

[ma′stäp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any disease or pain of the mammary gland. Also known as mazopathy.
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Diabetic mastopathy term defines proliferation of fibrous breast tissue as a result of resistance to degradation of collagen in diabetic population.
A few cases of diabetic mastopathy have demonstrated no radiotracer uptake with scintimammography; (4) this requires further evaluation.
Predisposition to mastopathy can occur in women at any time-in the beginning of a woman's life, when hormone background only begins to form, and before menopause, when it is disturbed.
The study revealed that the risk of diabetic mastopathy is high in diabetic women in their late thirties, especially those who have had trouble keeping their blood sugar concentrations in check.
Features Entities Masses and/or distortion Fat necrosis Radial scar/complex sclerosing lesion Granular cell tumor Spindle cell lesions Inflammatory conditions Chronic mastitis Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis Diabetic mastopathy Rare conditions Breast infarction Sarcoidosis Cooper's ligament
Numerous rat studies by Eskin show a direct relationship between iodine deficiency and breast abnormalities including cystic mastopathy and breast cancer.
Up to 13% of long-standing insulin-dependent diabetics are affected by diabetic mastopathy.
Radial scars (RS) are radiographic and pathologically benign lesions of the breast that have been previously described in the literature under several different names, such as radial sclerosing lesion, scleroelastotic lesion, indurative mastopathy, nonencapsulated sclerosing lesion, sclerosing papillary proliferation, and, if larger than 1.
Apocrine metaplasia is the cellular component in the hallmark lesion of fibrocystic mastopathy type-1 cysts, the fluid of which is rich in potassium and sex steroid conjugates.
In mammary tissue, physiological uptake, uptake in benign tumors, and mastopathy have been also reported.