Pediatric Breast Masses: An Overview of the Subtypes, Workup, Imaging, and Management.

  title={Pediatric Breast Masses: An Overview of the Subtypes, Workup, Imaging, and Management.},
  author={Maria E. Knaus and Julia E Grabowksi},
  journal={Advances in pediatrics},
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Disparities in the Management of Pediatric Breast Masses.



Primary breast non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in a 14-year-old girl: a case report

A rare malignant lymphoma arising in the breast of an adolescent female is described, believed to be the youngest case with primary breast non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma reported in an adolescent girl.

Pathologic discordance to clinical management decisions suggests overtreatment in pediatric benign breast disease

A formal consensus clinical guideline for the management of pediatric benign breast disease including a standardized clinical observation period is needed to decrease unnecessary procedures in pediatric patients with breast masses.

Pediatric Breast Fibroadenomas: A Systematic Review and Algorithm for Treatment.

This is the first time a treatment algorithm for surgical resection has been proposed in the literature and it is hoped that this systematic review will provide guidance to surgeons in the operative management of pediatric breast fibroadenomas.

Management of Palpable Pediatric Breast Masses With Ultrasound Characteristics of Fibroadenoma: A More Conservative Approach.

Management of pediatric breast masses resembling fibroadenomas at sonography can be based on size and interval growth rate, and the routine performance of surgical excision or biopsy of masses with ultrasound characteristics typical of fib Roadenomas is not recommended.

Secretory breast carcinoma in an 8‐year‐old girl: A case report and literature review

It is concluded that patients with SBC should be reviewed at multidisciplinary treatment planning conference, undergo surgery with mastectomy or lumpectomy with SLN biopsy, and have long‐term postoperative follow‐up.

Mammary juvenile papillomatosis (“Swiss cheese” disease): Study of 121 cases reiterates need for long‐term follow‐up

The need for “careful clinical surveillance” of patients with JP and female relatives thereof is established and the risk for carcinoma in these patients should be greatest with a positive family history and recurrent bilateral JP.

Analysis of factors predicting surgical intervention and associated costs in pediatric breast masses: a single center study

In patients with small lesions, even with a family history of breast cancer, non-operative monitoring is a safe and cost-effective alternative to invasive biopsy.