“There’s something down there…”
Discussion: Breast tissue develops from “milk lines” of the ectoderm that extend along the anterior abdominal wall from the axilla to the labia majora. While normal breast development occurs on the upper chest, breast tissue can develop anywhere along these lines. [Fallat, Greydanus] Polythelia is the presence of an accessory nipple, and is found in 1-2% of the population, and is slightly more common in males. [Greydanus] Removal can be done for cosmetic reasons should the patient desire. Polymastia or accessory breast tissue may be found as well, but is less common than polythelia alone. Like normal breast tissue, ect...
Source: EPMonthly.com - February 1, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Jeffrey Lyles Source Type: news

Low Threshold to Biopsy Lesions May ID Vulvar Melanoma Early Low Threshold to Biopsy Lesions May ID Vulvar Melanoma Early
"Often we will see a pigmented lesion on the vulva and think that there is nothing to worry about." Seborrheic keratoses can mimic melanoma."If it looks odd, don ' t be afraid to biopsy it."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

How Long Does a Vulvar Biopsy Take to Heal?
Title: How Long Does a Vulvar Biopsy Take to Heal?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 11/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/10/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - November 10, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Should I Do After a Vulvar Biopsy?
Title: What Should I Do After a Vulvar Biopsy?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/8/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - November 8, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Vulvar Mass in 28-Year-Old Patient
A 28-year-old woman presents with a vulvar mass, and a biopsy is obtained. What is your diagnosis? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cesar A. Moran, MD Tags: Image IQ Source Type: news

High Tech Medicine Can Be Bad for Your Health
You reach a certain age and all your friends are getting sick, going to lots of doctors, having lots of tests, and taking lots of medicine. No surprise there. The surprise is how many of your friends tell you that their doctors have made glaring errors and that the tests and treatments have caused them more harm than good. And surprising also that often it is the best doctors at the most high tech places who seem to make the most egregious errors. The problem is that too many doctors have gotten into the habit of treating lab tests, not patients. And doctors have become super-specialized, each one focusing only on one s...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 28, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news