Category: Carcinoma breast

Complications of mastectomy

Complications of mastectomy

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Complications of Mastectomy & Axillary Dissection Tutorial Content : 1. Introduction 2.Classification 3.List of complications 4.Management of individual complications  1. Introduction Post operative complications after Mastectomy & Axillary Dissection are : Usually preventable Easily recognisable Usually salvageable Well documented in literature  2.Classification of complications Intra operative Post operative early late 3.List of complications Death Major Haemorrhage […]

Staging

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Staging TNM definitions All patients with breast cancer are staged according to the UICC TNM classification. Definitions for classifying the primary tumor (T) are the same for clinical and for pathologic classification. If the measurement is made by physical examination, the examiner will use the major headings (T1, T2, or T3). If other measurements, such as […]

Diagnosis and assessment

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CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND DIAGNOSIS Carcinoma of the breast presents as a self discovered mass in the majority of instances. In countries where screening mammography is well established, the second common method of presentation is by screen detection. Physician discovered masses in the breast account for less than one quarter of the presentation and imply the […]