Characteristics of surgically treated benign breast disease
Author(s): Shilpa Kumari, Ajay Kumar and Sarada Khadka
Abstract:Purpose: To know the characteritics of benign breast diseases which were treated surgically.
Materials and Methods: This retrospective study included 58 patients with benign breast disease who were treated surgically from January 2015 to December 2016. Patients who did not required surgery were excluded. All the data from record section were collected in predesigned proforma by observation of the files and operation notes of patient.
Results: Majority of patients with benign breast disease, who were treated surgically, had fibro adenoma. The disease was more common in the age group 10-19 years with mean age 24.69 years. Lump was present in all the patients which was painless in more than half of the patients and the duration was less than 12 months in most of the cases. The most common site was upper outer quadrant and side was right.