Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 11

Evaluation of Breast Lump: Comparison of Ultra-Sonographic and CT USG-Guided Histopathological Findings

Tariqul Islam1*, Bidoura Tanim2, Asaduzzaman3, Farhana Kamal Kumu4, Syed Mohammad Sajjad Jalal5, Al Asma Ul Taslima6 and Nadira Parvin7

1Associate Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka
2Associate Professor, Radiology and imaging Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka
3Assistant Professor, Histopathology, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka
4Junior Consultant, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka
5Assistant Professor, Sheikh Hasina National, Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka
6Junior Consultant, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka
7Senior Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS), Dhaka

*Corresponding Author: Tariqul Islam, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging, Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka.

Received: October 16, 2023; Published: October 26, 2023


Background: Breast lump evaluation is pivotal in diagnosing breast diseases. This study examines diagnostic patterns, comparing ultrasonography (USG) and computed tomography (CT) guided procedures. Understanding their impact on histopathological outcomes is crucial for optimizing breast lump management.

Objective: To assess the diagnostic patterns in breast lump evaluation by comparing the histopathological findings of USG and CT guidance.

Methods: This prospective study included 221 participants with breast lumps who underwent diagnostic evaluation at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from June 2022 to August 2023. All participants underwent USG, and a subset underwent CT-guided biopsy. Demographic data, radiological diagnoses, and histopathological diagnoses were collected. Statistical analysis was accomplished using SPSS 26 software.

Result: Among respondents, 71.9% were aged 14-45 years, with a mean age of 38.64±13.48, and 93.7% were female. Core biopsy was the primary procedure (69.7% of cases), while FNAC was performed in 30.3% of cases. Carcinoma was the most common diagnosis (USG: 42.1%, CT: 35.3%). Lesions were distributed in the right breast (49.8%), left breast (40.3%), and both breasts (10.0%). A significant association between procedure type and histopathological diagnosis was found (p < 0.05). This study highlights the importance of selecting appropriate diagnostic methods for breast lumps and provides insights into diagnostic patterns.

Conclusion: Core biopsy is the preferred procedure for histopathological evaluation of breast lumps, as it has higher diagnostic accuracy for carcinoma and chronic metastasis than fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC). CT guidance may be used in cases where USG is inconclusive, or the lesion is difficult to access.

 Keywords: Breast Lump; Ultrasonography; Computed Tomography; Histopathological Findings; Diagnostic Patterns; Procedure Choice; Radiological Diagnoses; Histopathological Diagnoses


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Citation: Tariqul Islam., et al. “The Neonates' Body Length and Body Weight in Two Different Periods of Time”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.11 (2023): 125-131.


Copyright: © 2023 Tariqul Islam., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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