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International Journal of Surgery Science
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Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part C (2021)

A clinical study of benign breast diseases at a tertiary care hospital

Author(s): Dr. Narasimhaiah K, Dr. Tejus V Nagi Reddy and Dr. Archana BH
Abstract: Benign breast diseases constitute a heterogeneous group of lesions which include developmental abnormalities, inflammatory lesions, epithelial and stromal proliferations, and neoplasms. The importance of benign breast disease lies in the fact that some of them are indistinguishable from breast carcinoma and some of these disease themselves increase the chances of the women developing breast cancer in future. After treatment they were followed up for a period of 3– 8 months with the mean of 8 months. They were checked for recurrence of symptoms and any signs of early breast cancer. The main investigations consisted of USG, FNAC and Mammography apart from thorough clinical breast examination. Among all the cases, fibroadenoma (50%) was the most common benign breast disease found mainly in patients who were in second and third decade of life. The next commonest was fibrocystic disease (18%) found in less than 40 years of age. All of our patients presented with lump in the breast, 54% on right side, 30% on left side and 16% bilateral. Lump breast was the main presentation in all (100%) of our patients along with mastalgia in 74% of them. Fibroadenoma and fibrocystic disease together formed the main chunk of our patients(68%) and were found to occur in females of second, third and fourth decade.
Pages: 130-133  |  550 Views  244 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Narasimhaiah K, Dr. Tejus V Nagi Reddy, Dr. Archana BH. A clinical study of benign breast diseases at a tertiary care hospital. Int J Surg Sci 2021;5(4):130-133. DOI:
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