Breast - nonmalignant
Fibrocystic disease
Fibroadenomatoid change

Author: Hind Nassar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 31 July 2017, last major update June 2010

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Cite this page: Fibroadenomatoid change. website. Accessed July 23rd, 2018.
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
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Fibroadenomatoid focus