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Glossary for Firm mass beneath the nipple

Medical terms related to Firm mass beneath the nipple or mentioned in this section include:

  • Areolar gland abscess: an abscess or growth on the areolar gland (located beneath the areola) in the breast. most often perceived as a tender, painful lump that may drain pus
  • Breast abscess: The presence of an abscess which has formed within the breast
  • Breast cancer: A condition which is characterized by the presence of malignant tissue within breast tissue
  • Breast carcinoma: Carcinoma occurring in breast tissue.
  • Breast lump: Lump in the breast or on the skin area
  • Breast mass: it can be defined as any new or unusual sense that the tissue in the breast is more solid and organized than it was before
  • Breast symptoms: Any symptom affecting one or both breasts.
  • Fibroadenoma: Benign tumor containing fibrous tissues and glands (common in breasts)
  • Inverted nipple/nipple retraction: The inversion or restraction of ones nipples from their usual position
  • Lump: Any type of lump on the skin or body areas
  • Lump in the breast: breast lumps can involve any of the tissues that make up the breast, including the skin, ducts, lobules and connective tissue
  • MASS syndrome: A genetic syndrome that is similar the Marfan syndrome but does not involve lens dislocation. It is a connective tissue disorder that involves the skeleton, skin, aorta and mitral valve.
  • Mastitis: Infected breast common in nursing mothers
  • Nipple conditions: Any condition that affects the nipples
  • Nipple lump: Lump felt in or behind the nipple
  • Nipple pain: Nipple pain is discomfort in a nipple.
  • Nipple symptoms: Any symptom affecting the nipple.
  • Paget's Disease: Breast carcinoma involving nipple and areola.
  • Sebaceous cyst: Cyst producing sebum.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Firm mass beneath the nipple:

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