8. Breasts and Axillae
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Physical assessment:
Abnormal findings:
Breasts: Pain Lump Discharge Rash Swelling Trauma History of breast disease Surgery Self-care (self-exams, mammogram) Axillae: Tenderness, lump or swelling Rash
Breast size, symmetry and skin condition Nipple, periphery, tail of Spence and areola Nipple discharge Axilla and lymph node chains Breast mass – document diameter, shape, consistency, mobility, degree of tenderness and location
Breast nodule Breast dimpling Peau d’orange Nipple retraction Nipple inversion Nipple discharge Breast pain Visible veins
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Breasts: Pain Lump Discharge Rash Swelling Trauma History of breast disease Surgery Self-care (self-exams, mammogram) Axillae: Tenderness, lump or swelling Rash
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Physical assessment:
Abnormal findings:
Breast size, symmetry and skin condition Nipple, periphery, tail of Spence and areola Nipple discharge Axilla and lymph node chains Breast mass – document diameter, shape, consistency, mobility, degree of tenderness and location
Breast nodule Breast dimpling Peau d’orange Nipple retraction Nipple inversion Nipple discharge Breast pain Visible veins
8. Breasts & Axillae
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Breasts: Pain Lump Discharge Rash Swelling Trauma History of breast disease Surgery Self-care (self-exams, mammogram) Axillae: Tenderness, lump or swelling Rash
Physical assessment:
Abnormal findings:
Breast size, symmetry and skin condition Nipple, periphery, tail of Spence and areola Nipple discharge Axilla and lymph node chains Breast mass – document diameter, shape, consistency, mobility, degree of tenderness and location
Breast nodule Breast dimpling Peau d’orange Nipple retraction Nipple inversion Nipple discharge Breast pain Visible veins
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