growing rapidly during pregnancy.
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.
, measuring more than 5 cm in diameter, should be removed for cosmetic reasons, but there is no need to biopsy them first, she said.