12 Swellings “Fibroadenmas” removed from Breast at Government Gousia Hospital

Mohammad  Lateef

Srinagar January 05:(KNS) Despite deterrent weather , Department of Surgery at Government Gousia Hospital, Khanyar, Srinagar ,operated a very very rare case of multiple fibroadenomas in a single breast. This female Patient has clinical, USG and FNAC documented multiple fibroadenomas in breast On surgery, she had 12 discrete swellings present on upper,lower and central quadrant in a single breast. Size of swellings ranged from 5.3 to 1.8 centimetres. All swellings were removed following meticulous principles.Fibrodenomas more than 5 centimeters are usually rare and called as giant fibroadenomas. These are mostly present as a single swelling. In 15–20% of the patients presence of multiple fibroadenomas may be seen. Average number of swelling in cases of multiple fibroadenomas is 2–4 in a single breast. The occurrence of more than five fibroadenomas in an single is very rare .Maximum number of fibroadenomas removed from single breast reported in literature is 12 swellings.
This rare case was operated by team of Surgeons Dr Imtiaz Wani, Dr Waseem ,Dr Nadeem Aga and Dr Umar .Dr Masood Rashid ,consultant Anesthesia was Anesthetist. Theatre technicians were Imtiyaz,Jahan Ara,Ashraf and Farooq.This case was done under the moral and ethical support of Medical Superintendent Dr Tariq Jan.(KNS)

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