giant fibroadenoma

gi·ant fi·bro·ad·e·no·ma

a massive benign fibroadenoma seen mostly in adolescent girls.
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56%) and a very small contribution of other benign tumours which include juvenile fibroadenoma, giant fibroadenoma and lipoma (1.
Virginal hypertrophy, giant fibroadenoma, and cystosarcoma phyllodes are the important differential diagnoses to be considered when one encounters a large breast mass.
1,2,5,9,10) The term giant fibroadenoma is reserved for fibroadenomas that are greater than 5 cm in diameter.
INTRODUCTION: Giant fibroadenoma is defined as tumour measuring 5 cm or more in diameter or disproportionately large compared to the rest of the breast.
Juvenile FA can assume a large size, and the terms cellular fibroadenoma or giant fibroadenoma have been used by some authors for this entity.
Fine needle aspiration cytology revealed -features suggestive of benign lesion, s/o giant fibroadenoma.
50% of cystosarcoma phylloides were confused with giant fibroadenoma in our study.
13) Juvenile fibroadenomas, also known as giant fibroadenomas, are a rare variant, with a prevalence of approximately 2-7.
They are slow-growing tumors, with a size of less than 3 cm, except for rare giant fibroadenomas.
Juvenile giant fibroadenomas are very rapidly growing masses.
Giant fibroadenomas, measuring more than 5 cm in diameter, should be removed for cosmetic reasons, but there is no need to biopsy them first, she said.