Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners
Application Process for Medical Certification - Examination Techniques
Item 35. Lungs and Chest
Breast examination: The breast examination is performed only at the applicant's option or if indicated by
specific history or physical findings. If a breast examination is performed, the results are to be recorded
in Item 60
of FAA Form 8500-8. The applicant should be advised of any abnormality that is detected, then deferred for further evaluation.