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Adenolipoma - uncommon variant of hamartoma



25 yo F. 4cm rounded mobile breast lump




We see hamartomas quite frequently but this is the first adenolipoma I have come across. Note its circumscription and the presence of essentally architecturally normal nodules of breast tissue set in a framework of mature adipose tissue.

Adenolipoma - variant of hamartoma

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Acknowledgement: I am extremely grateful to my colleague, Dr Graeme Reid, for bringing this entity to my attention.

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