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Table2-12. Breast

Structure and functionStructure and function of the breast
Structure and functionChanges in breast tissue with growth and development
Structure and functionActions of hormones related to lactation
SymptomsBreast lump
SymptomsAbnormal lactation (blood in breast milk)
SymptomsBreast swelling, pain, and deformity
Methods of examinationImaging tests for a breast lump (ultrasound, mammography, and MRI)
Methods of examinationCell and tissue diagnostics of breast lumps