Papillary lesions of the breast

Dr Henry Knipe and Radswiki et al.

Papillary lesions of the breast comprise of a wide group and can range from being benign to malignant.


They develop as tufts of epithelium with a fibrovascular core that arborize into branching papillae and protrude into the duct lumen.


Treatment and prognosis

It is recommended that all papillary lesions diagnosed on a core biopsy undergo a subsequent excisional biopsy 1.

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