Breast duct endoscopy

What is Breast duct endoscopy?

Breast duct endoscopy meaning A method used to examine the lining of the breast ducts to look for abnormal tissue. A very thin, flexible, lighted tube attached to a camera is inserted through the nipple, and threaded into the breast ducts deep in the breast. Tissue and fluid samples may be removed during the procedure.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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