Aberrations in the normal development and involution of the breast

Aberrations in the Normal Development and Involution of the breast (ANDI) is an all-encompassing term that is used to describe a wide spectrum of the benign breast diseases. As the name suggests, it is based on the theory that most of the encountered benign breast disorders are essentially minor aberrations in the normal development process, hormonal response and involution of the breast.

Classification
Disorders of development:
Disorders of cyclical change:
  • mastalgia 
  • nodularity
Disorders of involution:
Thoracic anatomy
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Article Information

rID: 25749
System: Breast
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Variation in breast anatomy
  • Aberrations in the normal development and involution of the breast (ANDI)

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