Operations for Benign Breast Diseases

  • Jameson L. Chassin


Most fibroadenomas are small, round, freely movable, well-encapsulated nodules that are easily diagnosed on physical examination and occur most often in women aged 15 to 30. Operation is indicated because some of these tumors will continue to grow, especially during pregnancy. Occasionally, carcinoma may masquerade as a fibroadenoma.


Breast Tissue Benign Breast Disease Nipple Discharge Mammary Duct Intraductal Papilloma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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  1. 1.New York University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Booth Memorial Medical CenterFlushingUSA
  3. 3.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  4. 4.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Bellevue HospitalUSA

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