Clinicopathological Outcome in Breast Lesion Biopsies
Objective: To determine the clinicopathological outcome in females with breast cancers. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Settings: Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore. Duration: 01-07-2016 to 01-02-2017. Methodology: In this study retrospective data was collected for females of age more than 20 years having breast mass of any size, shape lasting for more than one month in duration were included. The data of their outcome was assessed regarding the various types of malignancies detected. Results: In this study there were 175 cases of CA breast assessed. The mean age of the subjects was 48.67 ± 13.47 years and mean duration of symptoms was 2.71 ± 1.02 months. There were 82.85% of the cases from rural population, 54.28% had left sided breast lesions. Out of 175, only 8 (4.57%) were smokers and 24 (13.7%) had family history of malignancy. The most common malignancy seen was invasive ducal CA which was seen in 153 (87.4%) of the cases, followed by invasive lobular carcinoma seen in 7 (4%) of the cases. Conclusion: CA breast is not uncommon and the most common sub type seen is invasive ductal carcinoma.