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Benign Disorders of the Breasts

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90% of lumps in the breasts are found by who by women during BSE
True or False: The majority of lumps found in the breast are cancerous False. 80% of lumps found are not cancerous
When should women of menstruating age conduct a SBE? 3-8 days after end of menses (breasts are less congested)
When should post menopausal women conduct a SBE? first day of the month or on any special day that is remembered
What detects breast tumors not detectable by palpation? Mammograms
How small of tumor can a mammogram detect? 0.5cm
When do anual mammogram screenings begin? 40 years of age
True or False: Mammograms are the most efficient method for diagnosing cancer False. An excellent source for screening & detection, but cannot diagnose cancer!
50% of women with breast cancer demonstrated no risk factors except for what? Age over 50
What is the most common benign breast lesion? chronic cystic mastitis / mammary dysplasia
What do Fibrocystic Breast Disease or Benign Breast Disorders result from? Results from hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle
Solid benign mass of connective tissue & glandular tissue in the breast Fibroadenoma
When does Acute Mastitis most often occur? During lactation
What causes acute mastitis? Bacterial infection
Who is chronic mastitis common in? Obese women
What age range does chronic mastitis most occur in? ages 30 - 50
List the causes of fibrocystic breast disease Cause is unknown but thought to be related to an exaggeration or abnormal response of breast tissue to cyclic hormone stimulation
Created by: Shanejqb