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​​​​​​​​​​Joule Clinical Case – what’s your diagnosis?

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A 36 year-old woman is seen by her family doctor for a slightly painful breast lump. Patient believes it has grown, but has no other breast changes. She has no family history of breast cancer and is otherwise healthy. She’s never had a mammogram. Examination reveals a rubbery, mildly tender, well-circumscribed, mobile mass in the upper outer quadrant of the left breast.

  1. How would you manage this patient?
  2. If this patient has a benign cyst that resolved with aspiration, how would you follow up?

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  • 1. How would you treat this patient?
  • 2. If this patient has a benign cyst that resolves with aspiration, how would you follow up?

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