extended radical mastectomy


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Related to extended radical mastectomy: modified radical mastectomy

ex·tend·ed rad·i·cal mas·tec·to·my

excision of the entire breast including the nipple, areola, and overlying skin, as well as the pectoral muscles and the lymphatic-bearing tissues of the axilla and chest wall and internal mammary chain of lymph nodes.

extended radical mastectomy

n.
Surgical removal of the entire breast, the pectoral muscles, and the lymphatic-bearing tissues of the armpit and chest wall.

extended radical mastectomy

Extended thorough mastectomy, Urban mastectomy Breast surgery Surgery which is similar to the Halsted procedure but even more draconian in that the lymph nodes of the internal mammary chain are also removed. See Radical mastectomy.

ex·tend·ed rad·i·cal mas·tec·to·my

(eks-ten'dĕd rad'i-kăl mas-tek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the entire breast including the nipple, areola, and overlying skin, as well as the pectoral muscles and the lymphatic-bearing tissues of the axilla and chest wall and internal mammary chain of lymph nodes.
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