Ectasia – Dilated Milk Ducts

Illustration of a breast cross section with example of normal duct and ectasia ductEctasia is an abnormal dilation, distension or increase in size. Often used with reference to over dilated milk ducts in the breast (mammary duct ectasia) due to the collection of secretions in these ducts after the menopause.

(Last modified: 17th Oct 2014)

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