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Bloody nipple discharge DDX: intraductal papilloma, duct ectasia, carcinoma, infection

"The most common cause of serosanguinous nipple discharge is an intraductal papilloma".

D: intraductal papilloma
C: ductal surgical exploration
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M: Blockage of dermal lymphatic channels by tumor occlusion causes edema, redness and tenderness in inflammatory breast CA.
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Tamoxifen for estrogen / progesterone positive breast CA is associated with uterine CA.
Raloxifene is an endometrial antagonist.
Aromatase inhibitors show equivalent efficacy in post-menopausal breast CA with improved SEs. (Anastrozole)
This interesting articles states US findings / Fremitus can used to differentiate benign from malignant breast disease.
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