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nipple discharge

Serous or serosanguinous fluid that drips from one or more nipples, which most commonly occurs in peri- and post-menopausal women, due to various lesions (e.g., intraductal papilloma, nipple adenoma, ductal ectasia, Paget’s disease of breast, advanced ductal carcinoma).
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nipple discharge

Breast discharge Breast disease Serous or serosanguinous fluid emanating from a nipple, most common in peri- and post-menopausal ♀, due to various lesions–eg, intraductal papilloma, nipple adenoma, ductal ectasia, Paget's disease of breast, advanced ductal carcinoma
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