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J R Soc Med. 1982 November; 75(11): 857–859.
PMCID: PMC1438446

Spectrum of breast disease in outpatient surgical practice1


Seven hundred and fifty-three new referrals with problems relating to the breast were seen as outpatients in a general surgical clinic during 1980 and 1981. The age distribution and final diagnoses are reported with a breakdown into the varying pathological groups. The relationship of diagnosis to previous benign breast disease, parity and breastfeeding is discussed.

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