galactocele


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Related to galactocele: fibroadenoma
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Noun1.galactocele - a cystic tumor containing milk or a milky substance (especially in the mammary glands)
cyst - a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
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ga·lac·to·cele

n. galactocele, quiste de la mama que contiene leche.
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2,3) A galactocele is a milk-filled cyst from overdistension of a lactiferous duct.
The benign diagnoses included 3 fibroadenomas, 5 cases of fibrocystic change, 1 galactocele, 1 gestational gigantomastia, and 1 case of gynecomastia.
In a study of 91 benign breast pathologies in pregnant women, 70% were inflammatory/infective and 30% were benign focal masses: fibroadenomas (40%), lactating adenomas (30%), galactoceles (17%) and papillomas (2%).