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ADH - Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
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8/8/2016So my question is about my 16 year old daughter. She noticed a breast lump approximately 2 1/2 years ago. about a year-and-a-half ago she had mammogram, ultrasound guided biopsy which at the time doctor told me was fibroadenoma. The lump kept growing to golfball size so I called and asked for a referral to possibly have it removed.when I picked up her results they said adh . I guess the doctor only saw the original radiology findings. The surgeon wants this out quickly. The pediatrician has no clue about this and I am stressing for my baby. Any advice on lumpectomy, help understanding what adh is and what I should be doing to properly handle this would be appreciated.sorry this was so long and thank you for taking time to look at it
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8/11/2016wow. really unusual for someone so young to have ADH. this is a risk factor for breast cancer and if it was associated with a fibroadenoma then this mass should have been surgicall removed. that said, it is important that the pathology be accurate so find out if a breast pathologist made the diagnosis of ADH. you will want a breast surgical oncologist to do her surgery. if you can bring her to us, do. 443-997-8282.

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