Papillary lesions of the breast
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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.
- papilloma of breast / intraductal papilloma of the breast
- papilloma with foci of atypia
- papillomatosis of the breast - juvenile papillomatosis of the breast
- papilloma with carcinoma in situ
- papillary carcinoma of the breast
- intraductal adenocarcinoma with papillary growth pattern
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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