Breast masses in young women.

  title={Breast masses in young women.},
  author={R E Ligon and Duncan R. Stevenson and Wilma C. Diner and Kent C. Westbrook and Nicholas P. Lang},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  volume={140 6},
Based on our review we conclude the following concerning breast masses in young women under 30 years of age: (1) Breast masses are nearly always benign. (2) Mammograms are not helpful in most patients. (3) Needle aspiration or needle biopsy is rarely indicated. (4) Excisional biopsy should be performed through a circumareolar or other cosmetic incision. (5… CONTINUE READING