Benign mucocele-like lesions of the breast: revisited

  title={Benign mucocele-like lesions of the breast: revisited},
  author={Shabnam M. Jaffer and Ira J. Bleiweiss and Chandandeep S. Nagi},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
Mucocele-like lesions of the breast are ruptured ducts that discharge their contents into the stroma. They constitute a spectrum from benign to atypical to malignant. The current management of these lesions diagnosed on core biopsy is excision. The goal of our study was to evaluate the necessity of this practice for benign mucocele-like lesions. Retrospective review of the pathology database from 1 January 2000 to 1 June 2008 identified 61 cases, with follow-up information available in 50 cases… CONTINUE READING