Synonyms for mastopathy or Related words with mastopathy
Examples of "mastopathy"
Also called: fibrocystic breast disease, chronic cystic mastitis, diffuse cystic
, mammary dysplasia
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In ICD-10 the condition is called "diffuse cystic
", or, if there is epithelial proliferation, "fibrosclerosis of breast". Other names for this condition include "chronic cystic mastitis", "fibrocystic
" and "mammary dysplasia". The condition has also been named after several people (see eponyms below). Since it is a very common disorder, some authors have argued that it should not be termed a "disease", whereas others feel that it meets the criteria for a disease. It is not a classic form of mastitis (breast inflammation).
She sent her first-person account of this experience months later to her sister Esther without rereading it, and it remains one of the most compelling early accounts of a mastectomy. It is impossible to know today whether the breast removed was indeed cancerous or whether she suffered from
. She survived and returned to England in 1812 to visit her ailing father and to avoid young Alexander's conscription into the French army, while still in recovery from her own illness.
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