Answer: Operative Report Example 5 (Page 1)
09/27/91 Right breast tumor:
Tumor located just to the right of the nipple. Dx: Equivocal malignancy (frozen section). Final Dx (permanent section): Grade 2 adenocarcinoma.
09/29/91. (R) radical mastectomy:
No suspicious glands in axilla or supraclavicular area. No residual disease.
- A classical radical mastectomy or Halsted radical mastectomy involves the removal of the breast, the pectoral muscles, axillary lymph nodes, and associated skin and subcutaneous tissue.
- Histopathologic findings of a grade 2 adenocarcinoma will appear on a pathology report. These forms will be described in Section G.
- The glands in the axilla and supraclavicular areas are another way of describing lymph nodes.