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Benign breast diseases in an Afro-Caribbean population.

Authors
  • McFarlane, M E
Type
Published Article
Journal
East African Medical Journal
Publisher
African Journals Online
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2001
Volume
78
Issue
7
Pages
358–359
Identifiers
PMID: 11957259
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Benign breast disease in this population occurs mainly in young women less than 30 years of age. Eighty per cent of breast biopsies done in patients with palpable lumps are for benign disease. The data support a more conservative approach to diagnosis and management of these patients.

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