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are there different parts of the breast?

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Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras answered
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes-8 general parts: If a picture is worth a 1000 words, then wikepedia can sum it up best with the picture seen on this web site: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/breast this is the summary: 1. Chest wall 2. Pectoralis muscles 3. Lobules 4. Nipple 5. Areola 6. Milk duct 7. Fatty tissue 8. Skin.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes. : There is fat tissue, fibrous tissue, and glandular tissue. There are blood vessels, lymphatics, and ducts. There is the nipple/areolar complex.
Answered on Sep 7, 2014

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