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1.3 Superficial dissection, female pectoral region

1.3 Superficial dissection, female pectoral region

On the specimen’s right side, the skin is removed; on the left side, the breast is sagittally sectioned. The breast extends from the 2nd to the 6th ribs. The axillary process (tail) of the breast consists of glandular tissue projecting toward the axilla. The region of loose connective tissue between the pectoral fascia and the […]

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Self Breast Examination

Self Breast Examination

Definition: Involves both inspection¬† and palpation procedures for early detection of disease resulting in a greater chance of cure and less complex treatment. Purposes: > To detect early changes in the breast. > To detect lumps or any abnormalities in the breast. Principles: > Self breast examination should be done 1 week after menstruation. > […]

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