Giant fibroadenoma of the breast in a pre-pubertal girl: a case report

Sunder Goyal, Gulshan Garg, Shveta Narang

Abstract


Juvenile fibroadenoma comprises about 4% of the total fibroadenomas. The incidence of giant juvenile fibroadenomas is merely 0.5% of all the fibroadenomas. Bilateral giant juvenile fibroadenomas are extremely rare. We are presenting a case of giant juvenile fibroadenomas in an 11-year-old pre-pubertal girl. The diagnosis was made on fine-needle aspiration cytology which was confirmed on histopathology. As these tumors are mostly benign, breast-conserving surgery is done so that patient can lead a normal life without psychological trauma.

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Cite this article as: Goyal S, Garg G, Narang S. Giant fibroadenoma of the breast in a pre-pubertal girl: a case report. Int J Cancer Ther Oncol 2014; 2(1):020113.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0201.13


Keywords


Juvenile fibroadenoma, Breast conserving surgery, Bilateral giant juvenile fibroadenomas

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14319/ijcto.0201.13

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