EVALUATION OF BENIGN BREAST DISEASES, A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY AT AL-KADHMIN MEDICAL CITY
*Alani M., Talib S. and Al-Bassam S.
Background: A retrospective cross-sectional study of benign breast diseases concerned with their frequencies and risk factors conducted in Alkadhimain Medical City /breast clinic based on the data available in their archives between 1st of Jan 2015 to 1st of Feb 2016. Methods: All the (100) female included in this study had abreast complaints. Histological and radiological investigations were done, and they were labeled according to BI-RADS classification and Pageâ€™s classification of benign breast diseases. Results: A 85% of all patients of benign breast disease fall in the reproductive age group of 15-40 years. A majority (38.75%) of them belong to the age group of 20-30 years, 87% were married. There was no correlation between BBD and educational level (p value< 0.05) compared to a study that showed that a higher level of education was positively related to fibrocystic breast disease but not fibroadenoma. 21% of BBD patients only received OCP. 81% with previous pregnancy and lactation. Family history of breast malignancy the majority, and it showed no correlation 4% smoking with no correlation and similar results in a study. Conclusion: OCP use and family history of breast cancer are not significant risk factors for benign breast diseases in this study
Keywords: Benign breast diseases, BBD, risk factors, screening.
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