Items in AFP with MESH term: Mass Screening

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The Evaluation of Common Breast Problems - Article

ABSTRACT: The most common breast problems for which women consult a physician are breast pain, nipple discharge and a palpable mass. Most women with these complaints have benign breast disease. Breast pain alone is rarely a presenting symptom of cancer, and imaging studies should be reserved for use in women who fall within usual screening guidelines. A nipple discharge can be characterized as physiologic or pathologic based on the findings of the history and physical examination. A pathologic discharge is an indication for terminal duct excision. A dominant breast mass requires histologic diagnosis. A breast cyst can be diagnosed and treated by aspiration. The management of a solid mass depends on the degree of clinical suspicion and the patient's age.


Evaluation of Common Breast Problems in Family Practice - Editorials


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Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis - Putting Prevention into Practice


PRE-OPportunity Knocks: A Different Way to Think About the Preoperative Evaluation - Editorials


Screening for Breast Cancer - Editorials


AUA Issues a Policy Report on PSA Monitoring - Practice Guidelines


AMA Policy Statement on Cardiovascular Screening of Student Athletes - Editorials


ACOG Addresses Psychosocial Screening in Pregnant Women - Practice Guidelines


Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents - Putting Prevention into Practice


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