Giant Lactating Adenoma of Breast: A Diagnostic Dilemma

  • R. K. Singh Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Rajshree Bhati Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Deepti Sukheeja Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Aanchal Bishnoi Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
  • Ridam Jain Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
Keywords: Lactating adenoma, breast neoplasm, lactation, pregnancy

Abstract

Lactating adenoma is a benign breast tumour associated with pregnancy. These can be described as tubular adenomas with secretory changes that usually occur during the third trimester and lactation. Lactating adenomas are typically slow-growing, but sometimes the growth can be rapid. We present one such case of a 28-year-old female with a rapidly progressive right breast lump, which she noticed 1.5 years ago.

Author Biographies

R. K. Singh, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
Senior Professor & Head of Pathology Department , Government Medical College, Kota
Rajshree Bhati, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
Senior Professor,Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kota, 

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Published
11-07-2024
Section
Case Report