CLINICAL PROFILE OF BENIGN BREAST DISEASES AND MANAGEMENT- A HOSPITAL BASED STUDY
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Background: Benign breast disease is the most common cause of breast problems. The aim of the study is to look at the different types, age distribution, modes of presentation of the various benign breast diseases and management.
Methods: A hospital based cross sectional study was carried out in 50 female patients presenting with benign breast diseases to the Department of General Surgery, Jorhat Medical College & Hospital from May 2021 to April 2022. After detailed clinical history they were subjected to clinical examination and investigations and they were managed accordingly.
Results: The most common benign breast disease encountered in this study was fibroadenoma (62%) followed by fibrocystic disease(18%) mainly occurring in the 3rd(52%) and 2nd(34%) decade of life. All the cases presented with lump in the breast and 98% of the affected female were in pre-menopausal period. Out of the 50 cases, 36 patients were treated surgically.
Conclusion: Benign breast diseases constitute the majority of breast complains and it has psychological impact on the patients. The biggest fear of such lump is turning out to be malignant. Appropriate evaluation is needed so that patients are not unduly alarmed and reassured.
[Darothy Das, Nilutpal Bora and Atul Chandra Baro (2023); CLINICAL PROFILE OF BENIGN BREAST DISEASES AND MANAGEMENT- A HOSPITAL BASED STUDY Int. J. of Adv. Res. 11 (Feb). 271-275] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/16249
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/16249
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