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Breast needle biopsy

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Tests, procedures and surgery

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Breast needle biopsy – Definition

Breast needle biopsy is the removal of a sample of breast tissue using a needle. The sample is examined in a lab. There are different types of breast needle biopsies:

Galactorrhea

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Breasts, Chest conditions, Disease, Condition & Injury

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Galactorrhea – Definition

Galactorrhea is a discharge of milk-like substance from the breast that is not associated with breastfeeding after pregnancy. This condition mainly occurs in women. It does occur in men, but much less commonly. The milky white discharge can come from one or both breasts, and the breast may leak fluid with or without stimulation.