By Christopher D. M. Fletcher, Philip H. McKee
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The specimen consists of a well circumscribed, pale, lobulated tumour which has been 'shelled out' from the adjacent breast tissue at operation. Fibroadenomas are extremely common benign neoplasms, which may be multiple and typically arise between the menarche and the age of 30. They are mobile and rubbery, whence the term 'breast mouse' , and are not related to the development of breast cancer. 4 Fibroadenoma. 3 and demonstrates particularly well the characteristic lobulation that these tumours often show.
The lobules are clearly demarcated by pale bands of fibrous tissue. It is worth noting that the historical division of fibroadenomas into intracanalicular and pericanalicular subtypes is probably spurious , since on histological grounds the two patterns almost invariably coexist. 5 Giant fibroadenoma (Phyllodes tumour). Wil l tissue is a large, lobulated mass showing myxoirl. 11111 'I '" cystic loci. 6 Duct papillomata. ' ilil represent multiple duct papillomata which typi ca lly, 11 1'11 lactiferous duct.
In general the prognosis is extremely poor. 21 Hepatic metastases. Multiple irregular nodules of pale secondary tumour are randomly distributed in the parenchyma of this otherwise normal liver. Metastatic involvement of the liver is extremely common and occurs most often in association with primary tumours drained by the portat venous system , particularly gastro-intestinal adenocarcinomas. The liver is also a very common site of secondary spread from carcinomas of the bronchus and breast and malignant melanoma.