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Rad Dr wants ductogram. L nipple d/c single pore. Is DCIS still possible on ductogram even though my mamo and sono were normal?
Not likely: You cannot see DCIS on a ductogram. These studies are rarely done these days. White, yellow, milky and green discharge are considered normal. Bloody discharge is usually caused by a noncancerous mass called a papilloma. I recommend you get examined by a breast specialist before proceeding the a ductogram.See 2 more doctor answers
For the past 6 wks I've had a clear discharge coming from a couple of ducts in my left nipple. I've also had swelling & pain in my left breast. I've seen a specialist & I've had an ultrasound, mammogram & ductogram. None of these have turned up any cysts,
Nipple discharge: It is called ductectasia they need surgery and removal
Useful for bypass: The mammary artery is a vessel that suplies blood to the chest wall. It is used in bypass surgery. The artery is re routed from the chest to the heart. Because its an artery and not a traditional vien (that is harvested from the leg) its more compatable more effcient and the most durable of the bypass grafts.See 1 more doctor answer
Usually resistant: The mammary artery is usually resistant to atherosclerosis and is the best conduit we have for CABG patients. It usually lasts a life time. Most of the time if a mammary artery fails its because of a technical problem with the surgery, poor out flow, or the artery wasn't blocked enough and competetive flow causes the vessel to become atretic.
Not sure: Not sure this is relevant. Please clarify the question with symptoms etc.See 1 more doctor answer
Chest wall....: There are two internal mammary arteries (left and right). They are also known as the internal thoracic arteries and originate from the arteries to the arm, running along the inside of the chest wall. The internal mammary artery is typical used as a graft in bypass surgery.See 1 more doctor answer
Minimally glandular: Male breast has less glandular tissue, less fat, small areolae-r the rounded pigmneted skin around the nipple and small nipples. But when you suspect a lump causes are gynaecomastia is a condition in which a male has enlarged breast like a female breast, more pendulous for a male than less. Bilateral pgynaecomastia occurs in alcoholics, cirrhossi from more estroges. Cance needs to be ruled out.
Substernal node diss: In previous years when large malighancies 5 cm or greater were common in medial breast, internal mammary node dissection employed by Urban. Here costochodral junctions from T2-T4 were removed with medial rt. Sternum, exposing internal mammary nodes for removal This, without chemo did improve survival about 10%. if left, these nodes remained substernally eventually ulcerating sternum. I
Blood to chest wall: The internal mammary artery which supplies blood to the chest wall is often used in coronary artery bypass grafting as it has proven to be more durable than veins which are often taken from the legs.See 1 more doctor answer
See Below: Also known as the interior mammary artery, it provides the blood supply to the anterior chest wall and breasts.See 1 more doctor answer
No natural augment: I suspect you are asking about ways to increase breast size without surgery. I've never seen any scientific literature or patient studies that show any real improvement without surgery. I thnk a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is the right place to start if you are thinking about breast enhancement.See 3 more doctor answers
Get evaluated: This could be blood mixed with milky discharge. I highly recommend you see your doctor for evaluation and possibly referral to a breast specialist.
Yes: Most likely from frequent pumping. Or it could be a galactocele.
Excess mammaries: One is usually born with them. They may become more prominent as a girl matures.See 1 more doctor answer