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sclerozing adenosis

Wednesday 4 July 2012

sclerosing adenosis of the breast, mammary sclerosing adenosis; Fibrosclerosis of breast

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Digital cases

- JRC:5279 : sclerosing adenosis of the breast.
- JRC:5280 : sclerosing adenosis of the breast.
- JRC:5283 : sclerosing adenosis of the breast.
- JRC:5287 : sclerosing adenosis of the breast.

Microscopy

- The enlarged lobule undergoes fibrosis.
- Multiple microcalcifications present as purple, round bodies.
- proliferation of myoepithelial cells and stromal fibrosis.
- Microcalcifications have a laminated, purple appearance.

- At late stage

  • acini begin to decrease in number.
  • Atrophic acini are surrounded by abundant fibrous stroma.

See also

- breast diseases
- breast lesions

  • adenosis