Breast - Breast Problems CAPT Mike Hughey MC USNR Operational Obstetrics Gynecology Bureau of Medicine and Surgery 2000 Slide 1 Breast Development

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Slide 1 Breast Problems CAPT Mike Hughey, MC, USNR
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Slide 2 Breast Development Contains mainly fat tissue, connective tissue and glands 15-25 ducts Breast tissue extends into axilla (“tail”) Smallest, day 4-7
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Slide 3 Quadrants Breast is divided into quadrants Upper-Outer quadrant has the greatest mass UOQ is the site of about half of all breast cancers
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Slide 4 Supernumerary Breasts Relatively common Found along “milk line” Most identified during pregnancy/lactation Most common in axilla Not dangerous
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Slide 5 Supernumerary Nipples More common than supernumerary breasts Found along milk line May darken during pregnancy Not dangerous
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Slide 6 Inverted Nipples Often will evert with stimulation Mostly a cosmetic issue Successful breastfeeding is usually possible.
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Breast - Breast Problems CAPT Mike Hughey MC USNR Operational Obstetrics Gynecology Bureau of Medicine and Surgery 2000 Slide 1 Breast Development

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