Breast

Fibrocystic changes

Fibrosis



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Minor changes: 17 November 2020

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Hind Warzecha, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Variable increase in dense connective tissue
Terminology
  • Also called hyaline fibrosis of stroma
Epidemiology
Etiology
Clinical features
Treatment
  • Does not require specific therapy
Gross images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Stroma



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Fibrosis

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Fibrous stromal proliferation with obliteration of ducts and acini
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Stroma



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Mass-like fibrosis with entrapped ducts and lobules

H&E

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