breast atrophy


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breast atrophy

The loss of tissue in the female breast, which is a typical postmenopausal change that also occurs in anorexia nervosa and surgical sterilisation (oophorectomy) and linked to a reduction in oestrogen levels.

breast atrophy

Physical examination Loss of tissue in the ♀ breast, a typical postmenopausal change
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