cystic breast disease


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Synonyms for cystic breast disease

the presence of one or more cysts in a breast

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whether there was an association between a polycystic ovary (PCO) and cystic breast disease based on ultrasound findings or not, 2.
Markers in NAF and serum have been compared in the past, showing increases in both serum and breast fluid levels of lactogenic hormones in women with cystic breast disease (34).
A comparison of serum and breast duct fluid-immunoassayable prolactin and growth hormone with bioassayable lactogenic hormones in healthy women and patients with cystic breast disease. Cancer 60:2761-2765 (1987).
Therefore, we analyzed milk from lactating women, breast cyst fluid (BCF) from women with gross cystic breast disease (GCBD), and amniotic fluid with a highly sensitive immunoassay for hK2 that is devoid of cross-reactivity from PSA.
Intracystic carcinoma of the breast (ICB) is distinguished from cystic degeneration, which is caused by central necrosis of the tumor or carcinomatous invasion into benign microcystic diseases or gross cystic breast disease [52].