Mammary duct ectasia (ek-TAY-zhuh) happens when a milk duct beneath your nipple expands, the duct wallscoagulate and the duct fills with fluid. The milk duct may become clogged or blocked with a abundant, sticky substance. The condition often causes no indications, but some women may have nipple discharge, breast tenderness or inflammation of the clogged duct (periductal mastitis).Mammary duct ectasia most often occurs in women of perimenopausal age around 45 to 55 years, but it can happen after menopause, too.
The condition sometimes improves without treatment. If symptoms persist, you may need antibiotics or possibly surgery to remove the affected milk duct. This Disease can be cured by taking Antibiotics, Pain Medication, and Surgery. The prevalence of Mammary duct ectasia disease in UK is 2,00,286 for the last 5 years.