By E. L. Kitts Jr., J. Beutel, R. S. Holland, B. Blank (auth.), Professor Dr. Sam Brünner MD, PhD., Ass. Professor Dr. Bent Langfeldt MD, EDR. (eds.)
This publication supplies a synthesis of the newest advances within the early analysis of breast melanoma. the data on mammographic screening and follow-up trials from Scandinavian and American screening facilities is especially vital. The e-book additionally discusses cost/benefit difficulties, radiation hazard from screening mammography, technical diagnostic examinations corresponding to stereotactic biopsies and sonography, and non-palpable breast tumors. The contributions are from foreign experts and signify the most recent advances within the struggle opposed to breast melanoma.
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1986). Mammography can be delayed 1-2 weeks to allow treatment. At this time, mammography helps to exclude an underlying or incidental malignancy. It also serves as a new baseline for any changes which may have occurred from the inflammatory process (Fig. 3). Most inflammatory changes seen prior to treatment on mammography will completely clear with resolution of symptoms. In our experience, neither axillary nor intramammary lymph nodes develop in these patients. The delay of 7-14 days for a trial of antibiotics or abscess drainage will not affect prognosis, if the patient does have carcinoma.