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Elastosis in Human Breast Cancer. Part I. Morphological Studies

  • J. J. Adnet
  • P. Birembaut
  • R. Sadrin
  • D. Gaillard
  • C. Pastisson
  • L. Robert
  • H. Dousset
  • W. V. Bogomoletz

Abstract

The presence of abundant elastic fibres or elastosis in human breast cancer has long been known (Letulle, 1931; Cheatle and Cutler, 1931). Its macroscopic appearances are well established: elastosis is visible as yellow or whitish streaks and flecks in the fibrous stroma of the tumour and best seen in its central portion. In the past, the streaks of elastosis had been mistaken for areas of necrosis.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Human Breast Cancer Neoplastic Cell Leucine Aminopeptidase Infiltrate Duct Carcinoma 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Adnet
    • 1
  • P. Birembaut
    • 1
  • R. Sadrin
    • 1
  • D. Gaillard
    • 1
  • C. Pastisson
    • 2
  • L. Robert
    • 3
  • H. Dousset
    • 4
  • W. V. Bogomoletz
    • 5
  1. 1.Laboratoire Pol BouinCentre Hospitalier UniversitaireReimsFrance
  2. 2.Departement de Biologie CellulaireReimsFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Biochimie du Tissu ConjonctifCréteilFrance
  4. 4.Service de ChirurgieClinique de CourlancyReimsFrance
  5. 5.Laboratoire d’Anatomie PathologiqueInstitut Jean GodinotReimsFrance

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