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Excision biopsy - mammary hamartoma with abundant smooth muscle bundles (myoid hamartoma)



Mammary hamartoma - note vague circumscription on macro view, stellate architecture on this low power view and peripheral cysts and epithelial proliferation. 'Mouse Over' shows closer view of centre of lesion with smooth muscle bundles and benign epithelial islands

Mammary hamartoma with smooth muscle


Detail from image above: note peripheral cysts with apocrine metaplasia and foci of usual type epithelial hyperplasia. 'Mouse over' shows detail of smooth muscle bundles
Mammary hamartoma with smooth muscle (detail)

See also Case of the Month Nov 2006 - Myoid hamartoma


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