Fibroadenomas are the most common benign tumor Tumor Inflammation of the female breast and the most common breast tumor Tumor Inflammation in adolescent and young women. The tumors are well-circumscribed, mobile, and unencapsulated, with a rubbery or firm consistency Consistency Dermatologic Examination. Fibroadenomas are hormonally responsive, so they may increase in size during pregnancy Pregnancy The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (embryos or fetuses) in utero before birth, beginning from fertilization to birth. Pregnancy: Diagnosis, Physiology, and Care and usually regress after menopause Menopause Menopause is a physiologic process in women characterized by the permanent cessation of menstruation that occurs after the loss of ovarian activity. Menopause can only be diagnosed retrospectively, after 12 months without menstrual bleeding. Menopause. Histologically, fibroadenomas are composed of a biphasic proliferation of both glandular and stromal elements. Fibroadenomas are associated with a slightly increased risk of carcinoma, with a somewhat higher risk if so-called “complex” features are present. Diagnosis is based on physical findings and ultrasonography. Management is based on regular Regular Insulin checkups to monitor growth.
Last updated: Sep 29, 2022
The following conditions are differential diagnoses of fibroadenomas:
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