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Jarvis Chapter 17: Breast and Regional Lymphatics

Chapter 17
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Alveoli
clusters contained in each lobule that produce milk
Areola
darkened area that surrounds the nipple
Colostrum
thin, yellow fluid, precursor of milk, secreted for a few days after birth
Copper's ligaments
suspensory ligaments; fibrous bands extending from the inner breast surface to the chest wall muscles
Fibroadenoma
benign breast mass
Gynecomastia
Excessive mammary development in the male.
Intraductal papilloma
serosanguineous nipple discharge
Inverted
nipples that are depressed or invaginated
Lactiferous
conveying milk
Mastalgia
pain in the breast
Mastitis
Inflammation of the breast
Montgomery's glands
sebaceous glands in the areola, secrete protective lipid during lactation; also called tubercles of Montgomery
Paget's disease
intraductal carcinoma in the breast
Peau d'orange
orange-peel appearance of breast due to edema
Refraction
dimple or pucker on the skin
Striae
atrophic pink, purple, or white linear streaks on the breasts, associated with pregnancy, excessive weight gain, or rapid growth during adolescence
Supernumerary nipple
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
2) Pectoral
3) Subscapular
4) Lateral