Fibrocystic breast disease, commonly called fibrocystic breasts or fibrocystic change, is a benign condition in which a woman has painful lumps in her breasts. Read on to learn more about how to Author: Jacquelyn Cafasso. Benign breast disease affects a substantial number of adult women and requires knowledge of the physiology and pathophysiology of this condition in order to diagnose and manage appropriately. The rate of proliferation of breast tissue increases during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and is related to the effects of estrogen and progesterone.Cited by: 8.
Most women experience breast changes at some time. Your age, hormone levels, and medicines you take may cause lumps, bumps, and discharges (fluids that are not breast milk). If you have a breast lump, pain, discharge or skin irritation, see your health care provider. Minor and serious breast problems have similar symptoms. Plenty of people opt to have oversized breasts (yes, Dolly Parton, we see you!), but some women naturally develop breasts that are larger than any pair of silicone or saline implants regulated by the FDA. Gigantomastia, or breast hypertrophy, is a rare disease that causes the breasts to grow to absolutely huge proportions—most doctors diagnose gigantomastia when the patient’s breasts take.
A breast tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue in the breast as a result of neoplasia.A breast neoplasm may be benign, as in fibroadenoma, or it may be malignant, in which case it is termed breast cancer.Either case commonly presents as a breast lump.Approximately 7% of breast lumps are fibroadenomas and 10% are breast cancer, the rest being other benign conditions or no disease.Specialty: Gynecology. The Women's Health Initiative (WHI), sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is a long-term national health study that focuses on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast and colorectal cancer, and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Paget's disease of the breast, also known as Paget disease of the nipple or mammary Paget disease, is a rare form of breast cancer that represents less than 5 percent of breast cancer cases.. The condition starts in or around the nipple in the areola (dark area of skin surrounding the nipple). This category reflects the organization of International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision. Generally, diseases outlined within the ICD-10 codes N60-N64 should be included in this category.Inflammation: Mastitis, Nonpuerperal mastitis, .
Breast Disease publishes review issues devoted to an in-depth analysis of the scientific and public implications of recent research on a specific problem in breast cancer. Thus, the reviews will not only discuss recent discoveries but will also reflect on their impact .