FREQUENCY OF FIBROADENOMA IN PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH BREAST LUMP

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Muhammad Kalim
Hamd Ullah
Siddique Ahmad
Farrukh Ozair Shah
Muhammad Yosaf

Abstract

Objective: To determine the frequency of fibroadenoma in patients presenting with breast lumps.

Methodology: This descriptive cross sectional study was conducted in the De- partment of Surgery, Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar (from 1st March 2016 to 30th May 2017) recruiting a total of 165 patients who presented with breast lump. These patients were subjected to ultrasonography, fine needle aspiration cytology and tru-cut biopsy to detect fibroadenoma. Data was ana- lyzed with SPSS 17 and presented as tables.

Results: The mean age was 23.2 ±4.6 years. Maximum patients were between 15 to 25 years of age (66.7%). Left side was involved in 58.8% while right side breast lumps were present in 41.2% of patients. Breast lumps in the superi- or-medial quadrant were in 26.7% of patients, superolateral quadrant 32.7%, inferomedial quadrant 13.3% and inferolateral quadrant 27.3% patients. Fibro- adenoma was detected in 33.3% of women.

Conclusion: Fibroadenoma was a common benign breast disorder among women who presented with breast lump.

 

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Kalim M, Ullah H, Ahmad S, Shah FO, Yosaf M. FREQUENCY OF FIBROADENOMA IN PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH BREAST LUMP. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2018 Mar. 23 [cited 2021 Oct. 16];32(1). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/2214
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Muhammad Kalim

Trainee Registrar Plastic Surgery