Arooj Fatima, Amara Javaid, Sadia Sana, Naheed Akhter, Naila Iftikhar, Imtiaz M Tahir,, Awais Bin Qadeer
Background: The human breast is made up of lobe and lobules which contain leucocytes and clusters of alveoli. Breast screening is the method in which asymptomatic imaging of women is done to reduce the progress of the mortality rate.
Aim: To make difference in cystic lesion from solid nodules ultrasound is considered as the best modality.
Methods: A research study was conducted at PINUM cancer hospital Faisalabad by a questionnaire Performa. The study was conducted for 154 patients on ultrasound for 6 months. Patients with palpable lumps and pain were included in the study.
Results: Out of 154 patients 99 were included in category 1, 47 were in category 2, 5 included in category 3 and 3 patients were in category 4. Most of the patients having breast lumps lie in the age of 20-40
Conclusion: By knowing the clinical parameters and skills breast masses can be differentiated at ultrasonography. It is an effective and cheap method for the diagnosis of breast lumps and their characteristics by their ultrasonic features.
Keywords: Breast feeding, breast screening, nodule, ultrasound