Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Condition of mammary glands in adolescent girls in Saratov region

Year: 2011, volume 7 Issue: №4 Pages: 898-901
Heading: Pediatrics Article type: Original article
Authors: Gumenyuk O.I., Chernenkov Yu.V., Eyberman A.S., Kunina A.V., Kunina S.V.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

The study was undertaken to estimate the condition of mammary glands in adolescent girls. Material and methods. The study included 867 girls (aged 12-18). The questioning, total clinical examination, hormonal analysis and ultrasound examination were conducted. Results. The investigation shows that girls had breast dysmorphies (macromastia, hypoplasia, striae, asymmetry etc.). The dysplasia of mammary glands was diagnosed in 26% patients with menstrual disorders, thyroid diseases, mastalgia and obesity. High estradiol, LH, TSH, insulin, cortisole, testosterone and low progesterone level are the most specific hormonal markers of mastopathy in adolescent girls. Conclusion. Thyroid disorders, breast asymmetric form, mastalgia, obesity are the indicators for observation and examination of mammary glands

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