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Fibrocystic disease of breast – pathology and pictures

Fibrocystic disease of breast – pathology and pictures

Fibrocystic disease of breast

Fibrocystic disease of breast

 

  • Dyshormonal Fibrocystic changes cause breast ducts dilatation up to formation of large cysts.
  • Some of them are covered with cylindrical epithelium, resembling the epithelium of sweat glands – hydro-adenoid metaplasia, others and more often with cubic epithelium showing signs of histological accommodation.
  • Lumens of the glands are filled with homogenous pink substance.
  • Ducts are surrounded by rich of collagen connective tissue. There can be found  scant infiltration of lymphocytes and plasma cells.

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