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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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What is dence breast tissue?

What is dence breast tissue?

Breasts are: Normally composed of fibroglandular tissue and fat. The fibroglandular tissue is white or "dense" on the mammo, the fat is lucent. The breasts are considered dense if there is >50% dense tissue relative to fat. Although dense breasts are normal, they can decrease the sensitivity of mammo for detecting cancer, and dense breasts also slightly increase the risk of cancer. ...Read more

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What is asymmetrical breast tissue?

What is asymmetrical breast tissue?

Different: Asymmetrical breast tissue refers to an obvious difference in the contour of one area of the breast compared to the rest of the breast or it refers to an obvious difference between the two breasts. ...Read more

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What does scattered breast tissue mean?

What does scattered breast tissue mean?

Scattered tissue: This is usually a statement put on a imaging report. There is nothing unusual about this phrase by itself. However if you would like further clarification in your case then return to your ob. Gyn for details. ...Read more

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What does thickening of breast tissue mean?

What does thickening of breast tissue mean?

If tissue on one: Of your breasts has become thick & like an orange peel in consistency - please see your physician promptly for evaluation. ...Read more

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Thickening of breast tissue cause for alarm?

Thickening of breast tissue cause for alarm?

Maybe: Or maybe not. Need much more information. Breast thickening that you feel? That a doctor's exam feels? Seen on a mammogram? All breast changes or concerns need full evaluation with a doctor ; a mammogram. ...Read more

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What do breast tissue expanders look or feel like?

What do breast tissue expanders look or feel like?

They are essentially: ...Empty translucent rubbery balloons with a valve built into the wall that can been accessed through the skin with a needle to fill them with saline and gradually expand a new breast mound into being. They usually feel quite firm while being expanded but newer techniques keep them soft once the permanent device is placed. ...Read more

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Is it common for men to have significant breast tissue?

Is it common for men to have significant breast tissue?

Men have: Breast buds and pre-cursors that will respond to estrogenic stimulus: gynecomastia, and there are 0.1-1% of breast cancer occurs in males. ...Read more

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Asymmetric breast tissue is seen bilaterally, what to do?

Asymmetric breast tissue is seen bilaterally, what to do?

Breasts are often: Not completely symmetric. If there is a large disparity - evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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I have migrated breast tissue on d sides. Will wearing well fitting bra daily bring the breast tissue I normal position? Age23 unmarried.

I have migrated breast tissue on d sides. Will wearing well fitting bra daily bring the breast tissue I normal position? Age23 unmarried.

Not likely: Bras will not change the underlying nature of the breast tissue. If you are not happy with the look of your breast consider a virtual visit on Healthtap with one of the plastic surgeons. They can walk you through effective options ...Read more

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Can you lose breast tissue after nursing?

Can you lose breast tissue after nursing?

Breasts post nursing: A woman's breast becomes larger with nursing and will become relatively smaller after stopping nursing. The breast will likely be slight larger than before you nurses but similar size. ...Read more

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What causes male breast tissue enlargement?

What causes male breast tissue enlargement?

Medication, Hormones: Male breast enlargement (gynecomastia) is relatively common and can be caused by various medications, such as antacid or blood pressure medications. Many cases are due to the normal hormonal changes that occur in men. Liver disease, marijuana smoking and testicular tumors that secrete hormones can also be a factor. Because men can get breast cancer, see a specialist if you notice any changes. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have fibrous breast tissue?

Firmness & imaging: This is a diagnosis that is usually made on examination, radiologic imaging, or breast biopsy. ...Read more

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Does a woman always have dense breast tissue?

Does a woman always have dense breast tissue?

No: This is more common in younger and smaller breasted women. ...Read more

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Is ancillary breast tissue the same as axillary?

Is ancillary breast tissue the same as axillary?

No: Axillary breast tissue is located under your armpit. Ancillary or extra breast tissue is found in addition to your breasts in an alternate location. ...Read more

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How do doctors determine if it's fat or breast tissue?

How do doctors determine if it's fat or breast tissue?

Breast Tissue: In general as most women age the milk producing breast glandular tissue becomes less prevalent and there is more fat tissue present. This situation changes with pregnancy and lactation as breast glandular tissue increases. If your breasts change size with weight change then the change is due to fat. Radiology studies such as MRI scans can distinguish fat from breast tissue. ...Read more

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Please give me advice on male breast tissue enlargement?

This is: Called gynecomastia. It has several causes. See your doctor for a breast exam to make sure there isn't an underlying mass. Although relatively uncommon, guys also get breast cancer. Your doctor may order an ultrasound and/or mammogram. ...Read more