International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018 | Rating: 6.8 / 10


A 3 Year Retrospective Cytological Analysis of All Breast Lesions in Peri-Menopausal and Post-Menopausal Women in Tertiary Health Care Center, Gwalior M.P

Dr Jyoti Jiganwal | Dr Sudha Iyengar | Dr Bharat Jain


Abstract: OBJECTIVE - To investigate the prevalence of breast lesions in peri-menopausal and post menopausal womens (40-80 year age group). INTODUCTION-Breast cancer is the 2nd most common malignant tumor of womens between 40 and >44 year of age. Breast cancer account 32 % of all pre and postmenopausal female cancer and is responsible for 19 % of death which is second leading cause of cancer related mortality among females after lung cancer. MATERIAL AND METHOD- A retrospective cytological analysis of breast lesions, encountered over 3 year (january2014 to December2016) RESULT- Study includes 322 cases of breast lesions. The cases were divided into 3 age groups (40-49, 50-59, >60 years). Most of the patients were in the age group of 40-49 (53 %) and the least number of patients were found in age group >60 (18.3 %). The breast lesions were categorized on the basis of cytological analysis. The most frequent lesion was ductal cell carcinoma (46.5 %) followed by fibroadenoma (14.5 %) CONCLUSION- carcinoma is the most common lesion in the present study. The study confirms the view, that FNAC of breast is one the most valuable tool in early diagnosis and management of breast lump. KEY WORDS- Breast lesions, FNAC, peri-menopausal women, post menopausal women.


Keywords: Breast lesions, FNAC, peri-menopausal women, post menopausal women


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018,


Pages: 1921 - 1924


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