Role of breast ultrasound in assessment of women with breast pain

  • Zena. M. Al hindawi Department of Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Kerbala, Kerbala, Iraq.
  • Hussain. J. Alsalami Al-Hussain Medical City, Directory of Health, Kerbala, Iraq.
  • Alaa. S. Alattabi Department of Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Kerbala, Kerbala, Iraq.


Objective To evaluate women with breast pain whether focal or diffuse pain with or without a palpable lump with no history of breast cancer by using ultrasonography.Methods This prospective study included 90 women with mean age of 32.89, standard deviation 8.378 (ranging between 18 and 50 years old) had been enrolled outpatient clinic from September 2016 to July 2017 complaining from breast pain, ethically permission had been taken from breast pain complaining women participants for ultrasonography.Results The ultrasonographic finding evaluation of the affected breast classified into four categories normal 60%, duct dilation 26.7%, sold mass 8.9%, cystic mass 4.4%.Conclusion The study resulted that the duct dilatation is the most common cause of mastalagia after 60% who had normal findings.
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AL HINDAWI, Zena. M.; ALSALAMI, Hussain. J.; ALATTABI, Alaa. S.. Role of breast ultrasound in assessment of women with breast pain. Iraq Medical Journal, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 3, p. 83-85, sep. 2018. ISSN 2521-8492. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 30 sep. 2020.