galactocele


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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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Fibroadenosis was in 29 patients, galactocele 2 patients, breast abscess 20 patients, lactation changes in 1 patient and cyst was present in 2 patients.
A galactocele is the most common mass seen in women during late pregnancy, lactation, and shortly after cessation of lactation.
Histological findings in breast lesions (N=73) that appeared benign on ultrasound examination Histological diagnosis Prevalence, n (%) Fibroadenoma 44 (60.3) Phyllodes tumour 1 (1.4) PASH 4 (5.5) Diabetic fibrous mastopathy 1 (1.4) Breast carcinoma 5 (6.8) Lymphoma 1 (1.4) Hamartoma 2 (2.7) Lipoma 0 (0) Lactational adenoma 3 (4.1) Tubular adenoma 1 (1.4) Inflammation 1 (1.4) Fibroadenosis 3 (4.1) Benign proliferative disease 1 (1.4) Malignant spindle cell carcinoma 1 (1.4) Tuberculosis 1 (1.4) Galactocele 1 (1.4) Usual ductal hyperplasia 1 (1.4) Epidermal inclusion cyst 1 (1.4) DCIS 1 (1.4) PASH = pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia; DCIS = ductal carcinoma in situ.
(2,3) A galactocele is a milk-filled cyst from overdistension of a lactiferous duct.
An exam by the nurse practitioner (NP) was limited because the patient had breast implants, The NP suspected a galactocele and advised the patient to stop breastfeeding and apply ice packs.
The most important clinical and radiological differential diagnoses are fibroadenoma, lipoma, fat necrosis, and galactocele. (4)
The benign diagnoses included 3 fibroadenomas, 5 cases of fibrocystic change, 1 galactocele, 1 gestational gigantomastia, and 1 case of gynecomastia.
The fat content of the galactocele makes it one of the few benign lesions that can be easily recognized on mammograms.
Also 100% sensitivity was found in galactocele, lactational adenoma and mastitis.
Galactocele, gynecomastia, and intraductal pailloma shared an equal incidence of two cases each.