Benign Breast Disease

Amanda L. Amin, Anna C. Purdy, Joanne D. Mattingly, Amanda L. Kong, Paula M. Termuhlen

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This article presents an overview of the benign conditions that affect the breast for the practicing surgeon. The authors discuss the diagnosis and management of a variety of breast pathologic conditions, including those associated with infection and inflammation as well as proliferative and nonproliferative disorders. The authors also offer their experience with the integration of nurse practitioners in the care of patients with benign breast disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-308
Number of pages10
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2013


  • Benign breast disease
  • Fibroadenoma
  • Mastitis
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Papilloma


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