TITLE

duct ectasia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p643
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "duct ectasia" is presented. Duct ectasia refers to an inflammatory condition of the lactiferous ducts of the breast. The condition may occur at any age following menarche and resembles carcinoma of the breast. It is treated with surgical drainage of the abscess and antibiotics.
ACCESSION #
21226103

 

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