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WHO Classification of Tumours
Apocrine adenoma


Apocrine adenoma is a benign epithelial proliferation of the breast characterized by extensive apocrine metaplasia of the epithelial cells
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Lui M, Dahlstrom JE, Bell S, James DT (2001)
Apocrine adenoma of the breast: diagnosis on large core needle biopsy.
Pathology 33: 149-52

. The lesion does not predispose to carcinoma. Complete excision is curative
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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