This site is targeted at medical and radiology professionals, contains user contributed content and material that may be confusing to a lay audience. Use of this site implies acceptance of our Terms of Use.

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.

Related articles

Breast imaging and pathology

Updating… Please wait.


Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert_accept Thank you for updating your details.