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A benign tumor containing both fibrous and glandular elements.



a mature benign tumor of connective and glandular tissues. A fibroadenoma develops in organs with a glandular structure, such as the breast and the prostate. It grows slowly, is clearly demarcated from the surrounding tissues, and is often encapsulated. The symptoms depend on the site: moderate tenderness of the breast if the mammary gland is affected and difficulty of urination, including acute retention of urine, if the prostate is involved. Malignant degeneration is possible. Fibroadenomas are treated surgically.

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The major components of the Novilase system are the image-guided probes that enable the physician to target the exact location of the fibroadenoma or malignant tumor," said Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Madhumitha Rangesa.
Washington, July 21 ( ANI ): Singapore scientists have discovered the gene that causes fibroadenoma, which is one of the most common breast tumours diagnosed in women.
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Examples of BIRADS 3 lesions include a small, rounded, isodense mass in a young woman, which is probably a fibroadenoma, a focal asymmetry, or a small cluster of punctate microcalcifications that do not appear pleomorphic or heterogeneous.
65) The only exception (by size definition) is the juvenile fibroadenoma, which has a propensity to local recurrence, even with surgical excision.
If you have a fibroadenoma, it may not need to be removed.
For example, in women <30 years of age, a single lump is most commonly a fibroadenoma.
While dietary factors may influence benign fibrocystic breast conditions, little is known of their association with fibroadenomas.
James et al considered lacating adenoma to be a pure and readily recognisable morphological form clearly distinguishable from tubular adenoma and fibroadenoma that is always related to current or recent pregnancy.
Fifty female rats were exposed to 0, 220, 700, or 7,000 ppm isoprene; 19, 35, 32, and 32, respectively, developed mammary gland fibroadenomas.
Ultrasound demonstrated each of these five lesions to be well-defined, hypoechoic nodules with low-level internal echoes and enhanced through transmission, consistent with fibroadenomas (Fig.
FIBROADENOMAS are benign breast tumours composed of glandular and fibrous tissues.