• bone
  • At the sides of the chest, the breast tissue can extend into the axilla (armpit), and can reach as far to the back as the latissimus dorsi muscle, extending from the lower back to the humerus bone (the longest bone of the upper arm). (wikipedia.org)
  • immune
  • 2. A method of ablating normal cells in the spleen in immune disease by parenterally administering an unconjugated monoclonal antibody which targets normal cells in the spleen and is directed against normal and malignant B-cells. (google.com)
  • estrogen
  • Estrogen is responsible for the mediation of puberty in females, and in girls with delayed puberty due to hypogonadism such as in Turner syndrome, estradiol is used to induce the development of and maintain female secondary sexual characteristics such as breasts, wide hips, and a female fat distribution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Estrogens are effective in the treatment of about 35% of cases of breast cancer and have comparable effectiveness to antiestrogens like the selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) tamoxifen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms
  • Discussion Forum for Treatments, Symptoms and Causes of 700 health conditions & diseases. (healthlinkusa.com)
  • Additional signs and symptoms of Cowden syndrome can include an enlarged head (macrocephaly), a rare noncancerous brain tumor called Lhermitte-Duclos disease, and glycogenic acanthosis of the esophagus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Men and children who are exposed to estradiol may develop symptoms of feminization, such as breast development, and men may also experience hypogonadism and infertility. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • The woman is encouraged to continue follow-up care, including a clinical breast exam every 3 to 4 months for the first 3 years, then every 6 months for 2 years, and thereafter every 6 to 12 months. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • size
  • Subcutaneous fat covers and envelops a network of ducts that converge on the nipple, and these tissues give the breast its size and shape. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pregnancy
  • During pregnancy, the breast responds to a complex interaction of hormones, including estrogens, progesterone, and prolactin, that mediate the completion of its development, namely lobuloalveolar maturation, in preparation of lactation and breastfeeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • chest
  • Postoperative care should include periodic assessment of sensations (e.g., "phantom breast" sensations) and of functional limitations in the chest wall and affected arm. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • thus, the breasts cover much of the chest area and the chest walls. (wikipedia.org)
  • routine
  • Assessment of the external genitalia and breast development are often part of routine physical examinations. (wikipedia.org)
  • characteristic
  • People with Cowden syndrome develop characteristic lesions called hamartomas, which are small, noncancerous growths that are most commonly found on the skin and mucous membranes (such as the lining of the mouth, nose, and intestines), but can also occur other parts of the body, such as the thyroid and breast. (wikipedia.org)
  • activity
  • Following an initial favorable response (amenorrhea develops), the dosage should be titrated to the minimum dose that suppresses disease activity. (coremedicalgrp.com)
  • children
  • Has your daughter considered the impact this may have should she have children and want to breast feed? (healthlinkusa.com)
  • Alpers' disease a rare disease of young children, characterized by neuronal deterioration of the cerebral cortex and elsewhere, progressive mental deterioration, motor disturbances, seizures, and early death. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • skin
  • Milk exits the breast through the nipple, which is surrounded by a pigmented area of skin called the areola. (wikipedia.org)
  • heavy
  • alpha chain disease heavy chain disease characterized by plasma cell infiltration of the lamina propria of the small intestine resulting in malabsorption with diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss, possibly accompanied by pulmonary involvement. (thefreedictionary.com)