galactocoele


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galactocoele

A cystic, milk-filled swelling in a milk duct of the breast caused by obstruction.
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Miscellaneous group included breast abscesses (7%); tubercular abscesses (1.2%); galactocoele (1.2%); phyllodes tumour (0.6%).
of Patients Percentage (%) Mastalgia 91 57.96 * Cyclical 58 67.74 Associated nodularity 16 27.6 * Noncyclical 33 36.26 * Associated nodularity 7 21.21 Painless nodularity 24 13.38 Fibroadenoma 25 15.92 Breast abscess 11 7.0 Miscellaneous * Cyst 2 1.27 * Tubercular abscess 2 1.27 * Galactocoele 2 1.27 * Traumatic fat necrosis 1 2.6 * Phyllodes tumour 1 0.6 * Mondor's disease 1 0.6 Table 3.
Involuting calcified fibroadenomas, skin calcifications, metallic foreign bodies (Such as core biopsy and surgical clips) and fat-containing lesions (Such as oil cysts, lipomas, galactocoeles and mixed-density hamartomas) all have characteristically benign appearances and may be described with confidence.