Breast self exam

Alternative Names

Self-examination of the breast; BSE

Review

Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, General surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 12/17/2009

Female Breast
Breast self-exam
Breast self-exam
Breast self-exam

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