Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020
FNAC of Breast Lump with Histopathological Correlation
Dr. Vamshi Deepak Gudipati  | Dr. Radhika Mucharla | Dr. Rammohan Peddi
Abstract: Introduction: FNAC has become increasingly popular in diagnosis of palpable breast masses. As it is sensitive, specific, economical and safe for screening of breast lesions Aims and objectives: to determine the histopathologic correlation of FNAC of breast lumps seen in department of pathology, Govt medical college, siddipet. Methods: 2 yrs. retrospective study if breast lumps, with all patients who had FNAC, with subsequent histopathological confirmation over the period July 2018: July 2020. A total 232 cases included in which 187 cases are subjected to excision biopsy or mastectomy Results –2 yrs. under review (2018-2020) a total of 232 FNAC of breast lump were done.197 (84.9 %) benign cases, 13 (11.6 %) malignant cases, 8 (3.5 %) inflammatory cases were diagnosed cytologically in which 98 (42.24 %) cases are fibro adenoma, 27 (11.6 %) are malignant cases and suspicious of malignancy, 26 (11.2 %) of gynecomastia, 23 (9.91 %) of fibrocystic disease with female predominance of 8: 1 ratio (206: 26). Age ranging from 9 yrs. – 85 yrs. with mean age of 47yrs ± 14.2 yrs. Conclusion – we therefore concluded that FNAC is a reliable diagnostic tool of breast lump in our hospital. FNAC guides the surgeons for further plan of management.
Keywords: biopsy, FNAC, breast, cytodiagnosis, malignancy
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,
Pages: 987 - 990
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