Mondor's disease refers to thrombophlebitis involving a superficial vein in the breast.
It may occur in both men and women.
It usually occurs in lateral aspect of the breast.
(1) painful and tender
(2) palpable cordlike mass
Imaging studies may suggest the diagnosis since the mass shows evidence of blood clot. Rarely the lesion may show calcifications,
(1) trauma to the thorax
(2) physical exertion, especially involving the upper extremities
(4) hypercoagulable state (including cancer)
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Specialty: Hematology Oncology, Clinical Laboratory