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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


Clinicopathological profile of breast lesions at tertiary care centre: A study of 602 cases


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Author Details : Kusum Heda, Kalpana Beniwal, Kalpana Sharma, Neena Kasliwal

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2017

Article Page : 127-131


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Abstract

Introduction: The aim of the study was to asses clinicopathological profile of breast lesions at tertiary care center.
Material and Method: The study was conducted in department of pathology, JLN medical college, Ajmer. We retrieved breast biopsies received in histopathology department over a period of 18 months from January 2015 to October 2016. A total of 602 cases of breast lesions were included in the study.
Results: Out of a total of 602 cases of breast lesions, most common lesions were benign 454 (75.4%) with mean age 30.15 years, followed by malignant 99(16.4%) with mean age 48.5 years and inflammatory 49 (8.1%) with mean age 32.9 years. The overall mean age of patients was 31.8 years, with a wide age range of 11–88 years. Overall the most commonly reported lesion was fibroadenoma 322(53.4%) cases, followed by infiltrating duct carcinoma 83 (13.7%) cases, mastitis 45(7.4%) cases, gynecomastia 39(6.4%) and fibrocystic disease 37 (6.1%) cases. The maximum cases of malignancy were seen in 41- 50 years of age of life. Most common malignant lesion was infiltrating duct carcinoma.
Conclusion: The breast lesions pattern revealed by the present study provides valuable information regarding clinicopathological profile of breast lesions.

Keywords:
Breast lesion, Inflammatory, Benign lesion and Malignancy

How to cite : Heda K, Beniwal K, Sharma K, Kasliwal N, Clinicopathological profile of breast lesions at tertiary care centre: A study of 602 cases. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2017;4(2):127-131

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