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World Journal of Pharmaceutical
and Medical Research

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Medical Research and Technology
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
ISSN 2455-3301
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ICV : 78.6

Abstract

AN ANALYSIS OF BREAST LESIONS BY FNAC IN SHREE BALAJI MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL CHROMPET, CHENNAI

Dr. Malabika Mahato* and Dr. P. Karkuzhali

ABSTRACT

Background: Breast lump is most common presentation in most of the breast diseases, most of which are usually benign. Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of the breast is a minimally invasive yet maximally diagnostic method. Aim: To evaluate the pattern of breast lesions by FNAC Methods: A retrospective hospital based study was conducted at department of Pathology, SBMCH, Chrompet, chennai. Data was collected from the records of FNAC of breast lesions done in last 6 months. Results: FNAC was done on 70 cases of breast lesions, of which 50 (71.4%) were benign, 15 (21.4%) malignant, 2 (2.85%) benign breast disease with atypia, 2 (2.85%) suspicious, 1 (1.5%) unsatisfactory. Fibroadenoma was the most common benign lesion and ductal carcinoma was the common malignant lesion. There was significant association between benign breast lesions and age. Conclusion: FNAC is a cost effective procedure that can be carried out at outpatient department. The cytological criteria for the diagnosis of breast disease into benign and malignant are highly safe, effective and reliable.

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