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March 1933


Author Affiliations

Secretary Regular Monthly Meeting, Nov. 15, 1932; in the Chair

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1933;27(3):538-544. doi:10.1001/archderm.1933.01450040544021

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Bilateral Hypertrophy of the Breast in a Man. Presented by Dr. H. C. L. Lindsay.

C. M. P., aged 51, gave a history of having received an injury of the breast during childhood, and that bilateral hypertrophy of both breasts had followed. Recently he had been hurt in the same area. There was a sinus in each breast, from which a discharge had been emitted at intervals for years. The recent trauma had stopped the discharge, and an indurated area had resulted. The sinus was located medially to the areola on each breast. The opinion of the society with reference to the possibility of malignancy in this case was desired. Tissue had not been examined microscopically.


Dr. H. C. L. Lindsay: Such a sinus as that in the breast of the patient presented, even in a man, might develop into carcinoma later.

Dr.Charles R. Caskey: It struck

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