Common Breast Lesions

Common Breast Lesions : A Photographic Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

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Generously illustrated with over 700 photographs, drawings, histopathology slides, radiographs, and mammographs, this color atlas provides a step-by-step guide to the differential diagnosis and treatment of the most prevalent diseases of the breast. Organized around primary patient complaints, part one covers benign tumors, malignant carcinomas, pain, and various symptoms of the skin and nipple-areola complex. This is followed by a multidisciplinary review of the respective techniques of the clinician, radiologist, pathologist, surgeon, and reconstructive surgeon. Illustrated from the editor's authoritative collection of over 14000 patient records and written by a multidisciplinary team, this photographic atlas provides a guide to proper clinical examination; diagnostic and interventional radiography; diagnostic pathology; surgical biopsy; surgical excision of benign lesions; breast conservation surgery; total, modified radical, and radical mastectomies; and reconstructive surgery. Clinicians will find this guide invaluable in diagnosing and treating the most common cancer affecting women today.
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Product details

  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 250 b/w illus. 400 colour illus.
  • 1139239155
  • 9781139239158

Table of contents

Part I. Reasons for Breast Consultation: 1. Benign tumors; 2. Malignant tumors; 3. Pain; 4. Symptoms of the nipple areola complex; 5. Skin symptoms; Part II. Multidisciplinary Roles in the Treatment of Breast Lesions: 6. Role of the clinician Fred Pezzulli and Evan Morton; 7. Role of the radiologist - diagnostic; 8. Role of the radiologist - intervention Evan Morton; 9. Role of the pathologist Susan Jormark; 10. Role of the surgeon - biopsies; 11. Surgical treatment of benign breast lesions; 12. Surgical treatment of malignant breast lesions; 13. Role of the plastic surgeon Norman H. Schulman.
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"This is a very good introduction of breast disease for the beginning student of medicine. It could easily be digested during a rotation on the breast service without overloading the initial student with esoteric information. The highlights are the prolific use of pictures helping to bridge the gap of the assumed reader's limited clinic experience. The section of surgical treatment is a good mini atlas for the student about to observe the operative treatment." Doody's Review Service "...Common Breast Lesions is a welcome addition to currently available textbooks in breast diseases, given its simplicity and high quality. It will provide medical students and residents with a useful tool for the multidisciplinary approach to breast lesions." Oncology
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