Which of the following is NOT a common presentation of breast disease in women?
d. Skin pigmentation abnormalities
The areola contains numerous lubricating sebaceous glands referred to as which of the following?
d. Mammolactiferous glands
Which group of lymph nodes receives most of the lymphatic drainage from the breasts and are therefore most often involved by breast cancer metastases?
Reproduced, with permission, from Poggi MM, Harney K: The breast. In DeCherney AH, Nathan L (eds): CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Obstetrics & Gynecology, 10th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2007, Figure 63-3.
The primordial breast develops from which of the following tissues?
c. Basal layer of the epidermis
d. Multipotent cells within the dermis
Final histologic differentiation of breast tissue is not completed until which of the following occurs?
c. First full-term pregnancy
d. Breastfeeding for several months
Most benign and malignant breast disease occurs within the breast structures that are the most sensitive to ovarian hormones and prolactin. Which structures are these?
d. Terminal ducts and acini