Incidence of Breast Lumps Encountered in the Department of Surgery: A Hospital Based Study
Introduction:- World Health Organization reported that there were 14.1 million new cancer cases, 8.2 million cancer deaths and 32.6 million people living with cancer within 5 years of diagnosis worldwide.
Methodology:- Data were collected on the bases of findings of history and clinical examination. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) was done in patients with palpable lump in breast and suspicious lesions. Suspected cases were sent for histo pathological examination.
Result:- Most of the cancer patients were found in the 51-55 year age group. In this study, cyto-pathological features were occur, Fibroadenoma (54%), fibroadenosis(8%), Fibrocystic disease(4%), seb. Cyst breast (2%), gynaecomastia(0%), breast abscess(12%), mastitis(0%), ductal carcinoma(18%), paget disease of nipple(2%).
Conclusion:- benign breast lesions are more common among female population than malignant lesion, the frequency of breast cancer is increasing rapidly across the global.
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