Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Pathology. 2001 May;33(2):149-52.

Apocrine adenoma of the breast: diagnosis on large core needle biopsy.

Author information

  • 1Department of Anatomical Pathology, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney, Australia.

Abstract

Apocrine adenoma is a rare benign epithelial tumour of the breast that can radiologically present as a well-defined opacity. The clinical, radiological and pathological findings of apocrine adenoma of the breast in a 72-year-old woman are described. Histologically, the tumour is characterised by a circumscribed proliferation of metaplastic apocrine cells which may contain calcifications. Pathological assessment of the lesion is essential in making the diagnosis.

PMID:
11358045
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk