Abstract Breast ulceration is an alarming sign for clinicians and places a significant physical and psychological burden on the patient. Newsletter Wellness, Meet Inbox. Keep in mind, though, that nipple discharge isn't automatically a sign that you have cancer. Sebaceous cysts are filled with a clear, oily liquid made by sebaceous grease glands. What are your concerns?
Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Rare Cause of Breast Ulceration
The cells are tested for hormone receptors. Or perhaps some other event that has hemorrhaged into a cyst. Nipple discharge A discharge other than milk from the nipple may be alarming, but in most cases it is caused by injury, infection, or a benign tumor not cancer. Pyoderma gangrenosum: a review of 86 patients.
Mammary and extramammary Paget's disease. The overall features were those of neutrophilic inflammation with abscess formation. A ductal or lobular breast cancer can cause asymmetry in your breasts, although weight gain and loss can as well. Pyoderma gangrenosum after colectomy for inflammatory bowel disease. In: Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. Kiluk says. Nipple retraction is concerning if it is sudden and unexplained.