Breast nonmalignant
Nonneoplastic changes
Fibroadenomatoid change

Topic Completed: 1 June 2010

Revised: 30 May 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Fibroadenomatoid change

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Definition / general
  • An incidental finding, usually in a background of fibrocystic change
  • 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
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Fibroadenomatoid focus

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