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Physical Exam

Key Information

Clinical size and location of tumor or masses; skin changes (inflammation, ulceration, dimpling, satellite nodules, erythema [redness]), fixation of tumor, involvement of opposite breast, discharge, palpable axillary nodes ("shotty" nodes, fixed or matted nodes), involvement of supraclavicular or cervical nodes.

Go to the Physical Exam page of the Diagnostic Tests for more information.