Papillary lesions of the breast

Dr Bahman Rasuli and Radswiki et al.

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


They develop as tufts of epithelium with a fibrovascular core that arborizes 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.

Breast imaging and pathology

Article information

rID: 15274
System: Breast
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Breast papillary lesions
  • Papillary lesions of breast

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: papillary carcinoma of the breast
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