Category Archives: Breast Mass

Nipple mass – intraductal papilloma – 17aug19

33-year-old female with a nipple mass, no nipple discharge. Histopath: Papillary neoplasm, consider intraductal papilloma Showing the mass on the surface of the nipple – firm, at about 7 mm in diameter. After excision of the mass. Specimen – whole … Continue reading

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ROJoson’s MAR: Breast mass in an 81-year-old Filipino female

Medical Anecdotal Report Date of Medical Observation: July 25, 2017 NARRATION: An 81-year-old Filipino female, a close family friend, called me up by phone on July 24, 2017, arranging for an medical appointment on July 25, 2017.  Over the phone, … Continue reading

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Variable Sonographic Appearances of Galactocoeles

March 21, 2017, I encountered a 29-year-old lactating female with a left breast mass of about 3-4 cm.  She noted the mass one month before giving birth (November 2017).  An ultrasound was done in January 2017 which showed 2-cm solid … Continue reading

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Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast

Phyllodes tumor of the breast is a benign newgrowth of the breast which usually rapidly increases in size. The mass usually contains fleshy and cystic areas which have led to its original name being used (cystosarcoma phyllodes – cysto = … Continue reading

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Value-based Health Care Services for Breast Mass Excision Using PhilHealth Case Rate – CM

Value-based Health Care Services for Breast Mass Excision Using PhilHealth Case Rate Benign Breast Mass Excision PhilHealth Case Rate (Hospital – P5500) Fit the total expenses of operation to the case rate (P5500) and yet producing good outcomes (no complications) … Continue reading

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Mode of Discovery of Palpable Dominant Breast Masses in Filipino Women

In 2012, I made a survey of the mode of discovery of a palpable dominant breast mass among Filipino women. I made a survey on 30 consecutive Filipino female patients who saw me in my clinic consulting for a breast mass and … Continue reading

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Palpate for a dominant breast mass

When palpating the breasts to see if there is a lump or a mass that will be a cause for alarm, look for a dominant breast mass. One has to differentiate between lumpy or nodular breast surface and a true lump … Continue reading

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