Juvenile fibroadenoma (breast)

Dr Daniel J Bell and Radswiki et al.

A juvenile fibroadenoma of the breast is a term given to a fibroadenoma presenting in children or adolescents. These may account for ~0.5-2% of all fibroadenomas, and are rapidly-growing masses that cause asymmetry of the breast, distortion of the overlying skin, and stretching of the nipple.

10-25% of patients with juvenile fibroadenomas have multiple or bilateral lesions at presentation 1. A juvenile fibroadenoma is usually characterised by prominent stromal cellularity and epithelial hyperplasia.

Breast imaging and pathology
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rID: 15455
System: Breast
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Juvenile fibroadenoma
  • Juvenile fibroadenoma of breast

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