Symptoms and signs of benign breast disease

A. Women with fibrocystic changes can have breast tenderness during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Fibrocystic disease is characterized by more severe or prolonged pain.

B. Women in their 30s sometimes present with multiple breast nodules 2 to 10 mm in size as a result of proliferation of glandular cells.

C. Women in their 30s and 40s present with solitary or multiple cysts. Acute enlargement of cysts may cause severe, localized pain of sudden onset. Nipple discharge is common, varying from pale green to brown.

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