Breast skin changes

Patients should be referred if there are skin changes that may be suggestive of breast cancer, such as tethering / contour change / peau d’orange.

If condition is clearly part of a more generalised eczema without other breast symptoms,dermatology referral may be worth considering in the first instance.

Nipple rash– see Nipple retraction and rashes



Date Reviewed                                 03/12/2019

Next Review Date                           03/12/2020

Author                                                  Dr I Boyd, RMS GP Sifter

Contributor                                        Dr Rebecca Osborne, GPwSI Breast, RCHT



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