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Fibrocystic Breast Disease (Chronic Cystic Mastitis)

A common and benign breast disease characterized by varying degree of fibrocystic changes in the breast tissue. There are three major patterns of morphological changes, including FIBROSIS, formation of CYSTS, and proliferation of glandular tissue (adenosis). The fibrocystic breast has a dense irregular, lumpy, bumpy consistency.
Also Known As:
Chronic Cystic Mastitis; Mammary Dysplasia; Adenosis of Breast; Cystic Breast Disease; Cystic Disease of Breast; Fibrocystic Changes of Breast; Fibrocystic Disease of Breast; Microglandular Adenosis; Adenoses, Microglandular; Adenosis, Microglandular; Breast Adenosis; Breast Cystic Disease; Breast Cystic Diseases; Breast Disease, Cystic; Breast Disease, Fibrocystic; Breast Fibrocystic Change; Breast Fibrocystic Changes; Breast Fibrocystic Disease; Cystic Mastitis, Chronic; Disease, Cystic Breast; Disease, Fibrocystic Breast; Dysplasia, Breast; Dysplasia, Mammary; Mastopathy, Fibrocystic; Microglandular Adenoses; Breast Dysplasia; Fibrocystic Mastopathy
Networked: 234 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 37 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
2. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
3. Fibroadenoma
4. Pain (Aches)
5. Breast Cyst

Experts

1. Mannello, Ferdinando: 2 articles (06/2014 - 05/2006)
2. Constantine, Ginger D: 2 articles (01/2010 - 11/2009)
3. Levine, Amy B: 2 articles (01/2010 - 11/2009)
4. Chines, Arkadi A: 2 articles (01/2010 - 11/2009)
5. Sneige, Nour: 2 articles (04/2008 - 09/2007)
6. Famulski, Waldemar: 2 articles (08/2004 - 11/2003)
7. Baltaziak, Marek: 2 articles (08/2004 - 11/2003)
8. Koda, Mariusz: 2 articles (08/2004 - 11/2003)
9. Sulkowska, Mariola: 2 articles (08/2004 - 11/2003)
10. Lukavenko, I M: 1 article (01/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Fibrocystic Breast Disease:
1. Danazol (Azol)FDA LinkGeneric
2. alpha-TocopherolFDA Link
3. Estrogens (Estrogen)FDA Link
4. LisurideIBA
5. Progestins (Progestagens)IBA
6. ovexIBA
7. ProlactinIBA
8. CoffeeFDA Link
9. Caffeine (No Doz)FDA LinkGeneric
10. ProgesteroneFDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Ovariectomy (Oophorectomy)
2. Fat-Restricted Diet (Diet, Fat Restricted)
3. Lasers (Laser)
4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
5. Estrogen Replacement Therapy