mastopathy


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mastopathy

 [mas-top´ah-the]
any disease of the mammary gland.

mas·top·a·thy

(mas-top'ă-thē),
Any disease of the breasts.
[masto- + G. pathos, suffering]

mastopathy

Any disease of the breast; breast disease.

mastopathy

Any disease of the breast. See Diabetic mastopathy.

mas·top·a·thy

(mas-top'ă-thē)
Any disease of the breasts.
[masto- + G. pathos, suffering]

mastopathy

Any disease or disorder of the breast (mammary gland).
References in periodicals archive ?
Natural killer cell activity and sex hormone levels in mastopathy. Gynecol Endocrinol.
Diabetic mastopathy: a report of 5 cases and a review of the literature.
A few cases of diabetic mastopathy have demonstrated no radiotracer uptake with scintimammography; (4) this requires further evaluation.
Silicone mastopathy. In: Owsley JQ Jr, Peterson RA, eds.
The study revealed that the risk of diabetic mastopathy is high in diabetic women in their late thirties, especially those who have had trouble keeping their blood sugar concentrations in check.
Some synonyms include radial scar, radial sclerosing lesion, and indurative mastopathy. (66)
Diabetic mastopathy (DM) is a rare and benign fibroinflammatory condition of the breast.
Numerous rat studies by Eskin show a direct relationship between iodine deficiency and breast abnormalities including cystic mastopathy and breast cancer.
Diabetic mastopathy is an uncommon benign fibroinflamatory breast disease.
In 1966, two Russian scientists (9) published their results regarding the effect of oral administration of potassium iodide in daily amounts equivalent to 10-20 mg I, on 200 patients with "dyshormonal hyperphasia of mammary glands." They postulated that this form of mastopathy was due to excess estrogens from ovarian follicular cysts which were caused by insufficient consumption of I.
Radial scars (RS) are radiographic and pathologically benign lesions of the breast that have been previously described in the literature under several different names, such as radial sclerosing lesion, scleroelastotic lesion, indurative mastopathy, nonencapsulated sclerosing lesion, sclerosing papillary proliferation, and, if larger than 1.0 cm, complex sclerosing lesion.