Category Archives: Giant Fibroadenoma

Giant fibroadenoma of the Breast

Giant Fibroadenoma of the Breast

  • Rare and generally occur in women age 15-20 years old.
  • Rapid growth
  • Can exceed 5 cm
  • Observation is not recommended for some patients because the rapid growth can lead to further problems (infarction, deformities)
  • Giant Fibroadenoma should be excised also to exclude a phyllodes tumor in addition to preventing futher problems of infarction and deformities.