Indications for Mastectomy

Indications for Mastectomy - o Pervious breast or chest...

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Learning Issue: Indications for Mastectomy-MH Certain tumors require mastectomy including: Those that are large relative to breast size Those with extensive calcifications on mammography Tumors for which clear margins cannot be obtained on wide local excision Patient preference for mastectomy or desire to avoid radiation Patients with contraindications to breast irradiation
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Unformatted text preview: o Pervious breast or chest wall irradiation o active lupus or scleroderma o pregnancy Resource: http://www.mdconsult.com/books/page.do?eid=4-u1.0-B978-1-4160-3675-3. .50038-1--cesec57&isbn=978-1-4160-3675-3&sid=1109358815&type=bookPage&sectionEid=4-u1.0-B978-1-4160-3675-3. .50038-1--cesec71&uniqId=234267089-3#4-u1.0-B978-1-4160-3675-3..50038-1--cesec71...
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