Doctor insights on:
What Causes Calcification In Breast Tissue
Fibrocystic change?: Any breast lump or thickening mass of tissue on the breast could be breast-cancer. You need to be seen in person for an exam and possibly imaging. You should be seen right away. One in eight women in the USA get breast-cancer so don't take any chances. There are other things such as fibrocystic change. Best wishes! ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Breast ducts: Breast cancer usually begins in cells that line the ducts of the breast. This is ductal carcinoma, which is about 80% of breast cancers. Sometimes cancer starts in the breast lobules where milk is made. This is lobular breast cancer, which is about 15% of breast cancers. There are other subtypes of breast cancer that make up the rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How common is cancer in the retroareolar of the breast. I have fibroglandular densities in this area?
Needs testing: Breast cancer can occur in any part of the breast, including the retroareolar zone. Depending on the appearance on mammogram or ultrasound, additional evaluation may involve an MRI or biopsy. Another important factor is to observe this area on previous breast imaging that you have had to understand whether it is a stable or evolving feature. ...Read more
If breast biopsy report stated "benign breast tissue", what does this include? Is fat and fibrotic tissue included? Or just ducts.
Can only 1 breast be fibrocystic? And could it cause the size of the breast to increase? US & mammo are normal, besides dense tissue.
Possible: Typically fibrocytic disease is found in both breasts, but one breast can be affected more than the other and this is why possibly what is going on in your case. Fibrocytic disease usually fluctuates during the menstruation cycle. Typically mammography is normal and US shows cysts. ...Read more
Medication, Hormones: Male breast enlargement (gynecomastia) is relatively common and can be caused by various medications, such as antacid or blood pressure medications. Many cases are due to the normal hormonal changes that occur in men. Liver disease, marijuana smoking and testicular tumors that secrete hormones can also be a factor. Because men can get breast cancer, see a specialist if you notice any changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tumor growth: Osteosarcoma arises in bone in teenagers and young adults. Most of the time it extends outside of the bone. That outgrowth is often called the soft tissue mass. Treatment is with chemotherapy and complete removal of the cancer. A rare subtype of osteosarcoma is extra skeletal, meaning it occurs outside of bone in the soft tissues.Treatment there is also surgery and chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My breast biopsyshows fragmants of breast tissue with fibrotic stroma,some dilated ducts and inflammatory cells infltration.does it refers to cancer?
No cancer vs. cancer: Benign is non-cancerous and this breast lump can be observed or left alone. Malignant is cancerous and needs surgical excision of the cancer and consideration of medical oncology and radiation oncology treatments. There are many types of benign breast lumps, and several types of breast cancers. ...Read more
Hemmorhoids: The most common reason to have thickening in the perirectal region would be hemorrhoids. These are swollen veins that sometimes develop clots in them. An infection in the peri-rectal region can cause swelling, such as herpes, warts, and bacterial infections. A perirectal abscess can also cause swelling and pain. If there is significant pain and swelling, you should be seen. ...Read more
No: It is a localized discreet mass and does not spread. ...Read more
Benign and malignant: There are both benign and malignant causes of breast lumps. Lumpy breast tissue associated with benign fibrocystic change is a common finding and is often tender and symmetric fibroadenomas are common benign breast lumps that are seen in young women breast cancer presenting as a mass is a later sign if you have a breast lump please see your doctor for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard to address your: Unless you give us more details about what you mean "lobular tumor" such as its location, size, biopsy report etc, it is hard to know what it is. The only way to tell a tumor to be benign versus malignant is with a biopsy. So you need to share the biopsy results with us, then we can try to make some sense of this question. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What causes bone calcification?
- What causes calcification of the placenta?
- Soft tissue calcification causes
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Soft tissue calcification symptoms
- Causes thickening breast tissue
- What causes calcium deposits in breast tissue?
- What are the causes of calcification in abdominal aorta?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free