Female Reproductive System & Breast


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{"ops":[{"insert":"As you go over your notes, you marvel at how rapidly science is progressing.\r\n \r\nYou\u0027re reminded of the Red Queen from Lewis Carroll\u0027s Through The Looking Glass - \u0022Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.\u0022 - when a sharp knock at the door interrupts your little literary sojourn.\n"}]}


{"ops":[{"insert":{"image":"\/storage\/case-images\/cs\/G9_F3.jpg"}},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"insert":"Your first patient of the day is Ms. Hosseini, 60 years old. \r\n \r\nYou invite her in, gesturing for her to have a seat before asking, \u0022How can I help you today, Ms. Hosseini?\u0022\r\n \r\nShe sits down with a sigh, looking rather weary.\n\n\u0022Doctor, I\u0027ve been having hot flashes for around six months now, ever since I started missing my period. I figured they were a part of my menopause and would subside with time, but they\u0027ve really only been getting worse.\u0022\r\n \r\nYou find she has no history of smoking, hypertension or diabetes, and is a nulligravida. Her mother died of breast cancer age 56.\n"}]}


{"ops":[{"insert":"\u0022I recently met a friend who used to have similar problems. She said that her symptoms all but vanished with HRT. I\u0027d like to start taking this treatment too,\u0022 she continues.\n"}]}