Fibroadenoma and intraduct papilloma--a common pathogenesis?

Cummings, Margaret C., Da Silva, Leonard, Papadimos, David J. and Lakhani, Sunil R. (2009) Fibroadenoma and intraduct papilloma--a common pathogenesis?. Virchows Archiv, 455 3: 271-275. doi:10.1007/s00428-009-0817-8


Author Cummings, Margaret C.
Da Silva, Leonard
Papadimos, David J.
Lakhani, Sunil R.
Title Fibroadenoma and intraduct papilloma--a common pathogenesis?
Journal name Virchows Archiv   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0945-6317
Publication date 2009-08
Year available 2009
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1007/s00428-009-0817-8
Volume 455
Issue 3
Start page 271
End page 275
Total pages 5
Editor Heinz Karl Hoefler
Place of publication Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A
Publisher Springer New York LLC
Collection year 2010
Language eng
Subject 110316 Pathology (excl. Oral Pathology)
920102 Cancer and Related Disorders
920507 Women's Health
C1
Abstract This report describes two cases, each showing fibroepithelial proliferation, admixed with intraduct papillomas. Case 1 was from a 13-year-old female who presented with a breast mass, while case 2 was from a 60-year-old female who also had a breast lump. Case 1 showed proliferative breast disease with multiple small papillomas, some with leaf-like contours. Broad-based parenchymal proliferations protruding into ducts were also seen, and there were overlap features between the two ends of this spectrum. Case 2, similarly, demonstrated a mixed intraductal proliferation, with papillomas on narrow stalks together with low-grade phyllode areas extending into ducts from a wider base. That fibroadenoma and intraduct papilloma may have a common pathogenesis is discussed.
Keyword Fibroadenoma
Intraduct papilloma
Pathogenesis
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: UQ Centre for Clinical Research Publications
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