Breast nonmalignant
Nonneoplastic changes
Fibroadenomatoid change


Topic Completed: 1 June 2010

Minor changes: 28 August 2019

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Hind Warzecha, M.D.
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Cite this page: Warzecha H. Fibroadenomatoid change. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/breastfibroadenomatoidchange.html. Accessed May 27th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • An incidental finding, usually in a background of fibrocystic change
Terminology
  • Also called fibroadenomatoid hyperplasia, fibroadenomatoid mastopathy
Clinical features
Radiology description
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Proliferation of intralobular connective tissue that resembles microscopic foci of fibroadenoma without an actual mass and without the typical circumscription of a fibroadenoma
  • Often coexists with dilated ducts, epithelial hyperplasia, adenosis, calcifications
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Fibroadenomatoid focus

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