Benign Lesions (Proliferations) and Tumors of the Breast

  • Simona Stolnicu


Most of the lesions included in this chapter are frequently encountered in breast pathology and easy to diagnose. Some of them, however, may mimic radiologically, clinically, and pathologically an invasive carcinoma (the so-called pseudoinfiltrative lesions of the breast). Especially in these cases, the experience of the pathologist together with ancillary studies allow a correct diagnosis, while management requires a breast tumor board approach. Also, some of these lesions increase the risk of developing a malignancy, and closer follow-up should be considered in these patients.


Fibrocystic changes Adenosis Adenoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simona Stolnicu
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Medicine and PharmacyTîrgu MureșRomania

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