Posts Tagged ‘Breast’

Breast surgical biopsy

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

(Biopsy, Breast Surgical; Breast Open Biopsy; Biopsy, Breast Open; Breast Needle Localization; Localization, Breast Needle)

Breast surgical biopsy – Definition

Breast surgical biopsy is when the doctor makes a cut in the breast to remove all or part of a mass. The mass is examined in a lab.

Breast Open Biopsy

Breast augmentation

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

(Augmentation Mammoplasty)

Breast augmentation – Definition

Breast augmentation is a surgery to increase the size or change the shape of your breasts.

Breast needle biopsy

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

(Biopsy, Breast Needle; Breast Needle Aspiration; Aspiration, Breast Needle; Fine Needle Aspiration; Aspiration, Fine Needle; Stereotactic Core Needle Biopsy; Biopsy, Stereotactic Core Needle; MRI-guided Breast Biopsy; Biopsy, MRI-guided Breast; Vacuum-assisted Device Biopsy; Biopsy, Vacuum-assisted Device; Ultrasound-directed Needle Biopsy; Biopsy, Ultrasound-directed Needle)

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

(Inappropriate Lactation)

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.