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What is Fibroadenoma?

A Fibroadenoma is a solid, noncancerous tumour that is common among women in their 20s and 30s. It is a firm, smooth, rubbery, or hard lump with a well-defined shape that moves easily within the breast. It is generally painless and usually found as single lump.

The development of Fibroadenoma may be due to reproductive hormones.

What are the signs & symptoms of Fibroadenoma?
  • Well-defined borders
  • Movable
  • Firm or rubbery
  • Painless
How is Fibroadenoma diagnosed?

Fibroadenoma is diagnosed through:

  • Clinical breast exam
  • Mammography
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Fine needle aspirations
  • Core needle biopsy
What are the treatment options for Fibroadenoma?

A biopsy is performed to confirm the diagnosis. The lump does not need to be removed.

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