Lymph nodes in the human female breast: a review of their detection and significance.

@article{Schmidt2001LymphNI,
  title={Lymph nodes in the human female breast: a review of their detection and significance.},
  author={Waldemar A Schmidt and Amy Boudousquie and John T. Vetto and Rodney F. Pommier and Pamela Alexander and Amy Suzanne Thurmond and Richard M Scanlan and M Keston Jones},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={178-87}
}
Our experience led us to test the hypothesis that lymph nodes are not uncommon within the substance of the human female breast mound. The following specimen types and sources were used to survey the presence of intramammary lymph nodes in the human female breast mound: (1) cadaver breasts; (2) community hospital breast specimens; and (3) university and VA hospital specimens. We found true lymph nodes within and associated with breast specific tissue (ie, tissue that includes duct and gland… CONTINUE READING

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