Evaluation of Breast Lesions Using Mammography
Evaluation of Breast Lesions Using Mammography
Keywords:Breast, Lessions, Cancer, Tumors, Mammography
The second leading cause of death is breast cancer and annual mammograms have been found to incite the early identification of breast cancer.The diagnosis of cancer at initial stage is helpful in lowering the mortality rate. The most prevalent pathologies of breast cancer are swelling, cysts, and adenosis, and benign or malignant tumors. Objective: To evaluate Breast Lesions Using Mammography.Method: It was a cross-sectional study comprised of a sample size of 47 female patients, calculated via a convenient sampling approach. Women with age of 29 years and above were included in this study. The study was performed in Faisalabad, Pakistan from December 2021 to March 2022. The digital mammographic equipment was used in this study and data was entered and analyzed by SPSS version 20. Results: The majority 33(70.2%) patients were included in 30-49 years age group while least were 2(4.3%) in 70 and above. The ill-defined shape tumors were 18 (38.3%) and the the microlobulated shaped tumors were 1(2.1%). The tumors with well-defined margin were 17(36.2%) and tumors with ill-defined margin were 1(2.1%). The tumors without calcification were 31(66%) and the calcified tumors were 16(34%). The tumors with involvement of lymph nodes were 30(63.8) and tumors with single lymph node involved were 1( 2.1%) Conclusion: A mammogram is necessary for determining the stage of breast cancer. A mammogram can be very useful to determine the location and shape of the lesion for demonstrating a lesion's radiographic features.
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