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Definition
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Clinical features
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Xray description
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Xray images
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Characteristic findings

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Mammogram, spot film, courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

Gross description
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Gross images
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Central sclerosis and elastosis resembling carcinoma

Subgross images

Micro description
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Micro images
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Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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Small size, stellate shape, central fibrosis

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Densely fibrotic

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Ductal hyperplasia

Radiating patter of the ducts

Central fibroelastotic core

Central fibrosis and elastosis with radiating fibrous bands and dilated ducts

Fibrosis, elastosis and ductal hyperplasia

Various images

Adenosis surrounds
central area of
fibrosis and elastosis
with entrapped ducts;
cysts are commonly
present at periphery

Squamous metaplasia

Central angular glands
are suggestive of tubular
carcinoma, but peripheral
duct hyperplasia and cysts
are not typical

Elastic stain highlights central elastosis

With tubulolobular carcinoma



Cytology description
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Positive stains
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Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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End of Breast - nonmalignant > Fibrocystic disease > Radial scar



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