Among various breast masses, the foremost important aim is to differentiation cysts from solid masses. The present study was conducted to assess the role ultrasound (USG) in assessment of palpable breast masses.
Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on of 62 females. In all patients, FNAC was performed followed by Ultrasonograph (USG) using 3.5 MHz tranducer.
Results: Age group 20-30 years had 7, 30- 40 years had 12 patients, 40-50 years had 17 patients and >50 years had 26 patients. The difference was significant (P- 0.05). 34 lesions were benign, 12 were intermediate and 16 were malignant. The difference was significant (P- 0.05). Histopathology report showed that 32 lesions were benign, 20 were malignant and 13 were inconclusive. Whereas USG reported that 34 were benign and 16 were malignant.
Conclusion: Authors found that ultrasonography is beneficial in detecting palpable breast masses. Maximum cases were benign.