Breast disorders may be noncancerous benign or cancerous malignant. Most are noncancerous and not life threatening. Often, they do not require treatment.
Regret for the inconvenience: we are taking measures to prevent fraudulent form submissions by extractors and page crawlers. Received: June 21, Published: September 1, Giant fibroadenoma of breast: a diagnostic dilemma in a middle aged woman.
Gigantomastia is a rare condition that causes excessive growth of the female breasts. Only a couple hundred cases have been reported in the medical literature. The exact cause of gigantomastia isn't known.
For months I have debated talking about this topic. Did I want to open this can of worms? Did I want to get into debates about Western medicine vs natural?
But when Soleil, now 16, started to grow up, she developed an unexpected problem. Soleil, who suffered from a medical condition termed gigantomastia literally, giant breastsdecided to have breast-reduction surgery, an operation performed on 2, teenage girls each year. Another 21, adolescent boys and girls annually go under the knife to have their noses, chins or ears reshaped or to have fat-reducing liposuction on their legs, hips or necks.
Lamphrai Srinuan first noticed her chest starting to swell around three years ago, but thought little of it. Lamphrai, who has no children, is now in agony as her ginormous assets cause her chronic shoulder, back and chest pain. In April, her husband Bunleang, 51, took her to the the Buddhachinaraj hospital in Phitsanulok in a desperate bid for answers.
Fibroadenomas are one of the findings that can be seen on your mammogram. They are benign not cancerous breast tumors that are made of glandular and fibrous breast tissue. These lumps can occur alone, in groups, or as a complex.
Contributions: CS, wrote the manuscript; MB, helped with finalizing the manuscript and gave the final approval of the article; GD and DS, participated in the article revision. GV, examined the specimen and helped with the analysis of the pathology report. They are mostly seen in women between 45 and 49 years old.
Please refer to fibroadenoma article for further details. Variable features from the well-circumscribed discrete oval mass hypo- or isodense to the breast glandular tissue, to a mass with macrolobulation or partially obscured margin. Please Note: You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.