Galactography: the diagnostic procedure of choice for nipple discharge.

  title={Galactography: the diagnostic procedure of choice for nipple discharge.},
  author={L{\'a}szl{\'o} K. Tab{\'a}r and Peter B. Dean and Z P{\'e}ntek},
  volume={149 1},
Galactography was performed in 204 women with a nipple discharge and the secretion confirmed histopathologically. All 116 intraductal tumors (papilloma, papillomatosis, carcinoma), which were associated with a serous or bloody discharge, were detected preoperatively. A palpable mass had little diagnostic significance, and exfoliative cytology was positive in only 11% (2/18) of the patients with carcinoma. The authors recommend that all patients with a spontaneous bloody or serous discharge from… CONTINUE READING


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