- This article deals with health related issues of Breast.
can be classified either with disorders of the integuement
, or disorders of the reproductive system
A majority of breast diseases are noncancerous.
Infections and inflammations
These may be caused among others by trauma, secretory
stasis/milk engorgement, hormonal stimulation, infections
or autoimmune reactions.
Repeated occurrence unrelated to lactation requires
- Carcinoma in situ, a pre-malignant condition which can progress to a malignant cancer
Fibrocystic Breast Condition
Also called: fibrocystic breast disease, Chronic cystic mastitis, Diffuse cystic mastopathy, Mammary dysplasia
Discharge from the nipples