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Table 1 Classification of the 380 breast asymmetries according to histopathology results and outcome of follow-up studies

From: Adding the merits of contrast to the ease of mammography; can we highlight what’s behind breast asymmetries?

Pathology Number Percentage
Normal overlapping parenchyma 35 9.2
Benign pathology 88 22.4
- Fibroadenoma 21 23.9
- Inflammatory lesion 24 27.2
- Fibroadenosis 16 18.2
- Fibrocystic changes 14 15.9
- Benign precancerous 5 5.7
- Operative bed 8 9.1
Malignant pathology 257* 68.4*
- DCIS 16 6.3
- IDC 202 78.6
- ILC 25 9.7
- Others 14 5.4
  1. *Underlying malignant lesions are significantly higher than normal and benign lesions (p 0.001)