II. Main Diseases of the Breast

Main disease categories

                Inflammatory/Infectious

                Traumatic

                Benign epithelial lesions

  • Arise from TDLU, some have increased risk of malignancy
  • These are subdivided into Proliferative vs Non-proliferative lesions; with or without atypia

                Neoplasms

  • Benign vs Malignant (in-situ vs invasive)
  • Which component do they arise from – epithelium or stroma?
  • These are often picked up early because of our National Breast Screening Programme

                 Developmental disorders

                Hormone related conditions (eg. gynaecomastia in males)

MINDMAP: Broad overview of conditions of the breast

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MINDMAP: Neoplasms of the Breast

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