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The breasts are paired structures located on the ventral thorax. The female breast consists of 10—20 lobes that are surrounded by connective and adipose tissue. Each lobe contains milk-producing glandular structures and multiple terminal duct lobular units that form the milk duct system and drain via the major milk ducts and the lactiferous sinuses to the nipple.
The study was aimed at investigating localized topical drug delivery to the breast via mammary papilla nipple. Porcine and human nipple were used for in-vitro penetration studies. The removal of keratin plug enhanced the drug transport through the nipple.
Compendium of Histology pp Cite as. The female breast consists of exocrine glandular tissue and adipose and connective tissue. The glands are derived from the surface epithelium and are structurally dynamic and under hormonal control.
Review articles, clinical cases, images, letters to the editor and other articles are also published and included in the structure of the journal such as recommendations, articles on gastroenterology clinical practice and notifications of meetings of scientific societies. Articles must be written in English. Breast cancer is the most common tumor in women and the first cause of death for malignancy in the female.
Papillary lesions of the breast comprise a wide group and range from benign to malignant. It is recommended that all papillary lesions diagnosed on a core biopsy undergo a subsequent excisional biopsy 1. Please Note: You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.
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Nipple discharge is a common symptom in clinical practice, representing the third leading breast complaint, after pain and lumps. It is usually limited and has a benign etiology. The risk of malignancy is higher when the discharge is uniductal, unilateral, spontaneous, persistent, bloody, or serous, as well as when it is accompanied by a breast mass. The most common causes of pathologic nipple discharge are papilloma and ductal ectasia.