I had brest implants removed. 1wk after surgery started to get discomfort/irritation in area below my left breast fold incision. it radiates about 3inches down toward my stomach. wastold this is mondor's chord. but i dont see or feel any chord as i've seen pics online. even when i lift my arm/strech no chord is visible. i have 60 lbs of extra weight currently. is extra fatty tissue possibly preventing mefrom seeing the chord. are chords just sumtimes not visible. or is this sumthing else
Is Mondor's Cord Always Visible? I Have No Bruising, Swelling, Redness.
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Mondor's cords basically represent a superficial thrombophlebitis. You should be able to see them and feel them if you have this.
Non palapablee Monddor's cord
Generally speaking a Mondor's cord is palpable and visible. What you may be experiencing is some form of dysesthesisas or nerve entrapment.
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