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

Keywords

Benign breast disease, lactation, lactating adenoma, lactational adenoma

Abstract

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

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    How to cite:
    Monib, S., & Elkorety, M. (2020). Giant Lactating Adenoma – Size of a Shot Put Ball. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 2. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2020_001579