Histopathological study of benign breast lesions

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Author Details : R Poojasree, M Anil Kumar, A Hareesh Kumar, T Nagachandana, M Janaki*

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 295-300


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Introduction: Benign breast lesions are common in young females and are painless. Fibroadenoma is the commonest lesion among all the breast lesions and occurs in any age.
Aims & Objectives: 1:To study the age and sex wise distribution of benign breast lesions; 2: To study the clinicopathological changes of benign breast diseases; 3: To study different types of benign breast lesions; 4. To study the histomorphological changes of benign breast lesions with clinical correlation.
Materials and Methods: A prospective study of two years was done to evaluate the different types, patterns of benign breast lesions in females in relation to age, clinical and radiological features.
Results: A total of 140 benign breast diseases were studied. Fibroadenoma (76; 54.2%) was the most common lesion noted in younger females (18-24yrs) followed by fibrocystic disease (25; 17.8%) & benign phyllodes (14; 10%).
FNAC followed by histopathological examination were the diagnostic criteria used for confirmation of the lesions.
Conclusion: Benign breast lesions were common in young females, presented with painless, mobile breast lumps. Mastalgia and nipple discharge were other symptoms.
Keywords : Benign breast diseases, Fibrocystic disease, Fibroadenoma

How to cite : Poojasree R, Kumar M A, Kumar A H, Nagachandana T, Janaki M, Histopathological study of benign breast lesions. IP J Diagn Pathol Oncol 2021;6(4):295-300

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Article History

Received : 22-09-2021

Accepted : 09-10-2021

Available online : 26-11-2021

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