Comparison between the patterns of common breast diseases presenting as breast lumps in pregnant and non-pregnant married women

Joint Authors

al-Shahwani, Imad Wajih
Muhammad, Zaynah Qasim
Isa, Najm

Source

al-Kindy College Medical Journal

Issue

Vol. 15, Issue 2 (31 Dec. 2019), pp.13-17, 5 p.

Publisher

University of Baghdad al-Kindi College of Medicine

Publication Date

2019-12-31

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

5

Main Topic

Medicine

Abstract EN

Background: Breast lump is one of the most common prevalent complaint of patients attending breast clinics.

Objective: To determine if there is any change in the pattern of common breast, diseases presenting as breast lumps between pregnant and non-pregnant women among patients attending Al-Elwiya Breast Clinic.

Methods: This is a cross – sectional study, with convent's patient sampling setting in AL-Elwiya Breast Cancer Early Detection Clinic from 1st Feb.

to 1st May 2018, we collected data from patients with breast lumps including the age groups, pregnancy status, parity status, previous breast diseases, hormonal drugs, menstrual cycle, breast feeding.

Breast lump was examined, sonography and needle biopsy, and histopathology.

Results: This study involves 306 married patients, fibro adenoma was the commonest pathology in the age group 20-29 year-old (29.9%) followed by Aberration of Normal Development and Involution which was found mainly in 30-39-year-old age group (36.1%).

Carcinoma found mainly in the >40-year-old age group (10.3%).

Aberration of Normal Development and Involution was the main pathology in non-pregnant patients (36.1%), in pregnant patients fibro adenoma is the commonest (35.7%).

Conclusion: The majority of breast lumps are benign.

In pregnant women, fibro adenoma is the commonest, while in non-pregnant women, Aberration of Normal Development and Involution is the main cause of breast lumps

American Psychological Association (APA)

Muhammad, Zaynah Qasim& al-Shahwani, Imad Wajih& Isa, Najm. 2019. Comparison between the patterns of common breast diseases presenting as breast lumps in pregnant and non-pregnant married women. al-Kindy College Medical Journal،Vol. 15, no. 2, pp.13-17.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945798

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Muhammad, Zaynah Qasim…[et al.]. Comparison between the patterns of common breast diseases presenting as breast lumps in pregnant and non-pregnant married women. al-Kindy College Medical Journal Vol. 15, no. 2 (2019), pp.13-17.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945798

American Medical Association (AMA)

Muhammad, Zaynah Qasim& al-Shahwani, Imad Wajih& Isa, Najm. Comparison between the patterns of common breast diseases presenting as breast lumps in pregnant and non-pregnant married women. al-Kindy College Medical Journal. 2019. Vol. 15, no. 2, pp.13-17.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-945798

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 17

Record ID

BIM-945798