Gynecology & Obstetrics
- Illustrates with excellent color photographs and diagrams the diagnosis and treatment of benign as well as malignant breast disease
- Includes clearly written clinical information of special value to primary care physicians, residents, and house officers
- Covers anatomy, nipple discharge, physical examination, fine needle aspiration, the role of the primary care physician, benign disease, and imaging
It is essential for primary care providers to be knowledgeable about breast care even if the patient is under the care of a breast surgeon, medical oncologist, or radiation oncologist. Extensively illustrated in color, An Atlas of Breast Disease provides basic knowledge on anatomy, pathology, and the role of the primary care provider in breast care. The authors detail the methods and interpretation of breast imaging through mammography and ultrasound, clearly explain concepts, and provide practical tips. They discuss current thinking regarding the relationship of hormones and breast care and describe state-of-the-art surgical techniques.