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What is Breast lump?

What is Breast lump?

A breast lump is a symptom of a variety of benign to mild to serious diseases, disorders and conditions. A breast lump ...more »

  • Breast lump: Any type of lump in the breast.
  • Breast lump: A mass in the mammary gland, either mobile or immobile. Once the mass has reached the size of a small garden pea, it can be detected by palpation. With mammography a larger number of early breast cancers are being detected since this techniques allows detection prior to the point at which the mass can be felt. Breast masses are not always malignant. Benign fibrocystic breast disease is not uncommon. A fine needle biopsy aspiration can distinguish a cystic mass from a solid one.
    Source - Diseases Database

Breast lump: Introduction

Types of Breast lump:

Broader types of Breast lump:

How serious is Breast lump?

Complications of Breast lump: see complications of Breast lump

What causes Breast lump?

Causes of Breast lump: see causes of Breast lump
Risk factors for Breast lump: see risk factors for Breast lump

What are the symptoms of Breast lump?

Symptoms of Breast lump: see symptoms of Breast lump

Complications of Breast lump: see complications of Breast lump

Breast lump: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Breast lump.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Breast lump.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Breast lump: Gynecologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Breast lump.
Treatments for Breast lump: see treatments for Breast lump
Research for Breast lump: see research for Breast lump

Society issues for Breast lump


Hospitalization statistics for Breast lump: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Breast lump:

  • 0.059% (7,563) of hospital consultant episodes were for benign neoplasm of breast in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 100% of hospital consultant episodes for benign neoplasm of breast required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for benign neoplasm of breast were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 99% of hospital consultant episodes for benign neoplasm of breast were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for benign neoplasm of breast required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Breast lump:

Organs and body systems related to Breast lump include:

Name and Aliases of Breast lump

Main name of condition: Breast lump

Other names or spellings for Breast lump:

Breast mass Source - Diseases Database

Breast lump: Related Conditions

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