Breast diseases are showing rising trend worldwide. Benign breast disease (BBD) is the most common cause of breast problem among women with prevalence rate of 68% among all breast lesions in India. It is more frequent than malignancy. Making an early diagnosis and planning the treatment help in alleviating unnecessary anxiety about breast cancer, and those with an increased risk of malignancy like atypical hyperplasia are given prompt treatment, follow-up, and awareness regarding the risk of breast cancer. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a relatively simple, reliable, nontraumatic, complication-free technique for breast lump evaluation.
- Original Article
- April-June 2018