Mondor's disease


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Related to Mondor's disease: thrombophlebitis, duct ectasia

Mondor's disease

 [mon´dorz]
phlebitis affecting the large subcutaneous veins normally crossing the lateral chest wall and breast from the epigastric or hypochondriac region to the axilla.

Mondor's disease

Thrombophlebitis of the antero-lateral thoraco-abdominal wall. The condition is three times as common in women as in men and may affect the breast. It presents as a linear, cord-like lesion and is usually benign and self-limiting.
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Mondor's diseases. Spectrum of the clinical and pathological features.
Mondor's disease is named after Henri Mondor who first reported superficial thrombophlebitis in 1939 [1].
of Patients Percentage (%) Mastalgia 91 57.96 * Cyclical 58 67.74 Associated nodularity 16 27.6 * Noncyclical 33 36.26 * Associated nodularity 7 21.21 Painless nodularity 24 13.38 Fibroadenoma 25 15.92 Breast abscess 11 7.0 Miscellaneous * Cyst 2 1.27 * Tubercular abscess 2 1.27 * Galactocoele 2 1.27 * Traumatic fat necrosis 1 2.6 * Phyllodes tumour 1 0.6 * Mondor's disease 1 0.6 Table 3.