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Lactating adenoma


Lactating adenoma is a distinct variant of tubular adenoma of the breast that affects women during pregnancy and lactation. Histologically, it is characterized by extensive secretory changes of the epithelial cells
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James K, Bridger J, Anthony PP (1988)
Breast tumour of pregnancy ('lactating' adenoma).
J Pathol 156: 37-44

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O'Hara MF, Page DL (1985)
Adenomas of the breast and ectopic breast under lactational influences.
Hum Pathol 16: 707-12

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Tavassoli FA, Devilee P (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2003