mastopathy


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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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Efficacy of micronized progesterone-containing transdermal gel in the treatment of fibrocystic mastopathy: results of a Russian study.
Diabetic mastopathy term defines proliferation of fibrous breast tissue as a result of resistance to degradation of collagen in diabetic population.
Diabetic Mastopathy in Men: Imaging Findings in two patients.
Peril: Diabetic mastopathy is infrequently encountered since breast examination is not performed routinely in younger diabetic patients.
Diabetic mastopathy is an uncommon benign fibro-inflamatory breast disease.
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.
Histologically, the tumor/tumor-like tissue samples could be classified as follows: 15 cases were nonneoplastic samples (mastopathy, c = 10; fibrosis, c = 3; fibroadenoma, c = 1; fat necrosis, c = 1), 26 samples were from patients with invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) of the breast, 7 were from patients with invasive lobular breast cancer, 1 was from a patient with mucinous carcinoma, 1 was from a patient with tubular carcinoma, and 1 was from a patient with IDC relapse.
These treatments also were associated with painful hardening of the breast, known as silicone mastopathy, a condition in which it becomes virtually impossible to remove the silicone.
That effort turned up four more women with the condition, known as diabetic mastopathy.
Effect of a low-fat highcarbohydrate diet on symptoms of cyclical mastopathy. Lancet 1988; 16; 2128-2132.
The main syntax will be "Breast Cancer"[tiab] AND ("Benign Breast Disease"[tiab] OR "Nonproliferative Breast Disease" OR "Proliferative Breast Disease" OR "Mammary Dysplasia"[tiab] OR "Mastopathy"[tiab] OR "Breast Fibrocystic Changes"[tiab] OR "Microglandular Adenosis*"[tiab] OR "Chronic Cystic Mastitis"[tiab]).