Rapid onset of breast erythema, edema and/or peau d'orange, and/or abnormal warmth with or without an underlying palpable mass
Duration of history no more than 6 months
Erythema occupying at least one third of the breast
Pathologic confirmation of invasive carcinoma
Patients who present with any of those signs or symptoms should be referred for immediate evaluation.
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Cite this: Kelly McCann. Fast Five Quiz: Red Flags for Breast Cancer - Medscape - Feb 02, 2022.