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Haagensen's criteria

Alternative eponyms

  • Haagensen's criteria for inflammatory breast carcinoma

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The totality of clinical and roentgenological criteria which must be taken into consideration in order to evaluate the operability of a mamma carcinoma.

Description

The totality of clinical and roentgenological criteria which must be taken into consideration in order to evaluate the operability of a mamma carcinoma and set indications and counterindications for a radical operation.

Bibliography

  • C. D. Haagensen, A. P. Stout:
    Carcinoma of the breast (II. criteria of operability).
    Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1943, 118: 859-870, 1032-1051.

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