Elastosis in the normal aging breast. A histopathologic study of 140 cases.


The incidence and pattern of elastosis of the breast was studied in tissue specimens taken at autopsy from 140 women with clinically normal breasts, ranging in age from 19 through 101 years. Elastosis, presence of excess elastic fibers, while less common in younger women, may be found in nearly half of all women over age 50 years with no breast disease… (More)


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