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Senology Consulting

Sinology Consulting

Senology  is a specialty that studies diseases of the breast be it benign or malignant, in males or females, of all ages.

Surgeries / Special Procedures performed at the HPA Health Group

  • Removal of breast lumps;
  • Aspiration of breast cysts;
  • Breast cytology;
  • Breast lumpectomy;
  • Resection of breast lesions (nodule, microcalcifications, distortions) fine-needle aspiration guided by ultrasound scan or stereotactic control;
  • Resection of sentinel  lymph node;
  • Lymphadenectomy;
  • Simple Mastectomy;
  • Radical Mastectomy;
  • Oncoplastic surgery of the breast;
  • Sentinel Lymph Node.

Related Examinations

  • Breast Ultrasound;
  • Mammography;
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) breast;
  • Breast lesions Diagnosis (ultrasound, stereotactic);
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Marking;
  • Cytological study;
  • Histological study / immune;

Main Diseases

  • Breast cancer;
  • Fibro adenoma;
  • Paget's disease of the breast;
  • Phyllodes tumor;
  • Breast cysts;
  • Runoff areola;
  • Gynecomastia.

Common Symptoms

  • Breast lump;
  • Breast pain;
  • Wound on the nipple;
  • Runoff areola (watery, bloody, milky);
  • Armpit Lump;
  • Breast Infection.

Strong Points of this Specialty at the HPA Health Group

  • Breast cancer conservative surgery;
  • Radical surgery for breast cancer;
  • Oncoplastic surgery for breast cancer;
  • Resection of  breast lesions;
  • Biopsy of breast  lesions (guided by ultrasound / stereotactic.


medical specialty available on the following units