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mammary sclerosing lesions

Wednesday 8 December 2004

Types (exemples)

- radial scars
- sclerosing nipple adenomas

Microscopical synopsis

- zonal architectural pattern consisting of a central sclerotic region with entrapped distorted glands and a corona-like peripheral region with associated nonproliferative and proliferative fibrocystic changes.

Differential diagnosis

- mammary invasive carcinoma

See also:

- mammary sclerosing tumors

References

- Rabban JT, Sgroi DC. Sclerosing lesions of the breast. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2004 Feb;21(1):42-7. PMID: #15074558#