Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Fat Necrosis of the Breast Outlook

What to expect with breast fat necrosis:

  • Breast fat necrosis usually resolves without treatment.

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Last Updated: Feb 29, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Fat Necrosis of the Breast References
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