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A 30-year-old female asked:

What is a myxoid fibroadenoma of the breast? does it increase the risk of breast cancer? is it better to remove it compared to a regular fibroadenoma?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Different: Myxoid fibroadenomas are different from usual fibroadenomas and you should consult a specialist in breast diseases. You may visit these site, though these are technical in nature, for information. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28513873 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2069209
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