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Breast Biopsy
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1/6/2018I had mri guided breast biopsy for 4mm suspicious lesion on left side found on mri, us and mammo, birads 4. I was called 3 Days later that it is benign but not final report waiting for concordance. The report also has PASH and NODULAR
PROLIFERATIVE CHANGES WITHOUT ATYPIA FEATURING BLUNT DUCT ADENOSIS. Iím still experiencing nipple discharge, pain, itchiness to nipple and underarm pain. Told at this point to treat the symptoms with otc pain relievers and if results in concordance return in 6 months to surgeon and mammo, us and mri. If thereís discordance they will call me. Does this sound correct? No explanation of pash I have no idea what it is?
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1/7/2018no evidence of atypical cells or cancer cells which is great news. itching, stinging, and pain can go on for months. nipple discharge usually resolves after about a month. if you have a history of being a high risk patient due to having first degree relatives who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or ovarian cancer, or have had atypical cells on prior biopsies then meet with a high risk specialist now. always helpful to get pathology slides re-read elsewhere by another BREAST pathologist to ensure accuracy and get more information about PASH.

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