fibrocystic


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fi·bro·cys·tic

 (fī′brō-sĭs′tĭk)
adj.
Characterized by increased fibrosis and cystic spaces, especially in glandular tissue.

fibrocystic

(ˌfaɪbrəʊˈsɪstɪk)
adj
(of a tumour) consisting of fibrous tissue and cysts

fi•bro•cys•tic

(ˌfaɪ broʊˈsɪs tɪk)

adj.
showing or having the increased fibrosis associated with dilated glandular structure.
[1850–55]
Translations

fi·bro·cys·tic

a. fibrocístico-a, fibroquístico-a, de naturaleza fibrosa con degeneración cística;
___ disease of the breastenfermedad ___ de la mama.

fibrocystic

adj fibroquístico
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I was told not to worry as it was most likely going to be fibrocystic tissue like the previous one.
Lesions were classified as fibrocystic change with or without epithelial hyperplasia if the lesion had apocrine metaplasia, nodular adenosis, sclerosing adenosis, papillomatosis, and usual ductal hyperplasia.
2] These include all non-malignant conditions like fibroadenoma, fibrocystic disease, mastalgia, mammary duct ectasia, sclerosing adenosis, lactational adenoma, benign phyllodes tumour, intraductal papilloma, fibrous disease, blunt duct adenosis, calcification, breast abscess, lactational mastitis, puerperal mastitis, granulomatous lobular mastitis, fat necrosis, tuberculous mastitis, galactocele, gynaecomastia and lipoma.
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Patient had a series of previous breast ultrasounds, indicating fibrocystic changes with a progressive enlargement from the 9th week of pregnancy.
Histopathology again revealed benign breast tissue, including sclerosing adenosis (Figures 3 and 4), ductal hyperplasia of the usual type, duct ectasia, small benign papilloma, and fibrocystic changes.
Fibrocystic change (N = 34) was the second most common benign lesion observed, with maximum patients (N = 24) between 21 and 40 years.
Fibrocystic disease in women is a benign breast disease, also known as mastopathy, cystic degeneration or breast fibrocystic dysplasia that constitutes approximately 55% of benign breast lesions [1].
According to the National Institutes of Health, iodine may also have a positive effect on immune function and in preventing fibrocystic breast disease.
IN 2003, A 44-YEAR-OLD WOMAN was told she had dense fibrocystic breasts.
Moreover, we also obtained some clinical information regarding health-related variables and family history of cancer: regular caffeine intake (yes or no), regular intake of anxiolytic and/or antidepressant drugs (yes or no), menopause (yes or no), presence of breast pathology (no, fibrocystic disease or other), family history of breast and non-breast cancer (yes or no).