Giant Lactating Adenoma – Size of a Shot Put Ball
  • Sherif Monib
    West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hertfordshire, UK
  • Mohamed Elkorety
    West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hertfordshire, UK


Benign breast disease, lactation, lactating adenoma, lactational adenoma


Lactating adenomas are benign breast tumours which normally present in the peripartum period. Aetiology, pathogenesis, best diagnostic modality and management are not yet clear in the literature. We present a case of a 32-year-old pregnant patient who was re-referred to us with a progressively increasing left breast lesion, pre-existing prior to pregnancy, which was found to be a huge lactating adenoma.



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    Published: 2020-03-18
    Issue: 2020: Vol 7 No 5 (view)

    How to cite:
    Monib S, Elkorety M. Giant Lactating Adenoma – Size of a Shot Put Ball. EJCRIM 2020;7 doi:10.12890/2020_001579.