MAM 320

Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of the Breast

This course will provide an in depth study of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the breast. Internal anatomy, external anatomy, histology, and cytology of the breast will be studied. The physiology of the breast will be investigated to include vascular circulation, lymphatic drainage, hormone fluctuation, and lactation. Discussion of benign, malignant, and high-risk conditions and their appearance in mammography will be included.