Ductal ectasia. Definition

Medical Definition: Ductal ectasia

Stretching of the ducts of the breast, often related to inflammation called periductal mastitis breast. Ductal ectasia is a benign (not cancerous). Symptoms of this include nipple discharge, swelling, nipple retraction or a mass (lump) that can be felt. Also generally refers to expansion or enlargement of an organ or part.

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