Prevalence of Breast Complaints in Women with Mastopathy in Khorramabad

Ahmadinejad, Mojtaba and Zarei, Farshad (2021) Prevalence of Breast Complaints in Women with Mastopathy in Khorramabad. Current Women`s Health Reviews.

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Background: Evaluation and screening of breast cancer demand significant primary care practice. Breast pain and nipple discharge are the frequent complaints owing to the benign conditions. Objective: In this study, we have investigated the prevalence of breast complaints among women referred to our clinic in Khorramabad, Iran. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study about the prevalence of breast-related complaints in women with breast problems referred to surgery clinic over a period of 6 months. Results: Among 151 patients, following outcomes were seen; breast pain (60.3%), lump (27.8%), nipple discharge (4%), lump with pain (4.6%) and other (0.7%). 11 patients were presented with lump malignancy (23.9%) including; fibrocystic change (56.5%) and fibro-adenoma (19.6%). Conclusion: This study showed that breast pain was the most common of all complaints and fibrocystic change was the most detected lump-type. Lumps were frequent in single women whereas, mastalgia was common in married women.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 27 May 2021 06:29
Last Modified: 27 May 2021 06:29

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