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Jarvis Chapter 17: Breast and Regional Lymphatics
clusters contained in each lobule that produce milk
darkened area that surrounds the nipple
thin, yellow fluid, precursor of milk, secreted for a few days after birth
suspensory ligaments; fibrous bands extending from the inner breast surface to the chest wall muscles
benign breast mass
Excessive mammary development in the male.
serosanguineous nipple discharge
nipples that are depressed or invaginated
pain in the breast
Inflammation of the breast
sebaceous glands in the areola, secrete protective lipid during lactation; also called tubercles of Montgomery
intraductal carcinoma in the breast
orange-peel appearance of breast due to edema
dimple or pucker on the skin
atrophic pink, purple, or white linear streaks on the breasts, associated with pregnancy, excessive weight gain, or rapid growth during adolescence
minute extra nipple along the embryonic milk line
Tail of Spence
extension of breast tissue into the axilla
Ipsolateral Axillary Nodes
1) Central axillary node