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Brodie's syndrome I

Alternative eponyms

  • Brodie’s serocystic disease
  • Brodie’s tumour

Related people

Usually benign, rapidly growing tumour of the breast occurring after puberty

Description

Usually benign, rapidly growing tumour of the breast occurring after puberty. Symptoms are pain in the breast. There may be distortion of breast contour, flattened nipple, no retraction. Etiology unknown.

Bibliography

  • B. C. Brodie:
    Lectures on sero-cystic tumors of the breast.
    London Medical Gazette, 1839, 25: 808-814.
    Reprinted in Medical Classics, 1938, 2: 941-954.

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