ROJoson’s Patients Saved from Unnecessary Breast Operations – September 10, 2014 (#19)
October 14, 2014, Ms. M. Babac, a 41-year-old female came to me for second opinion after he was advised by another surgeon to have a breast operation. I examined her breasts and found no dominant mass, just lumpy breast tissues consistent with fibrocystic changes. When I asked her what would be indication for the operation, she showed me her breast ultrasound result.
When I saw the above result, I noticed there were check marks after the word “solid.” I asked her who placed the check marks. She said the other surgeon who told her all the solid nodules should be removed as they might be cancers. I explained to her what she had was a fibrocystic breast condition or fibrocystic changes. The “solids” on ultrasound were the fibrous part of the fibrocystic changes and the “cysts” are the cystic…
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