Office management of a palpable breast lump with aspiration

Heisey, Ruth E.; McCready, David R.
April 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/20/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 7, p693
Academic Journal
The article offers information on how to manage palpable breast lumps, techniques for breast lump aspiration, and several charts and diagrams explaining the same. It states that any woman, who is having a lump on her breast should go for mammography, ultrasonography and core biopsy. It mentions that aspiration of a breast lump is the treatment for breast lumps, which involves several complications including vasovagal response, infection, and pneumothorax.


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