Mammographic appearance and histopathological description of a muscular hamartoma of the breast.

@article{Shepstone1985MammographicAA,
  title={Mammographic appearance and histopathological description of a muscular hamartoma of the breast.},
  author={Basil Shepstone and C. A. Wells and Andrew R. Berry and J. de Lancey Ferguson},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={58 689},
  pages={
          459-61
        }
}
In general, hamartomas of the breast (also known as lipofibroadenomas, adenolipomas, fibroadenolipomas) are rare lesions which reputedly have pathognomic mammographic features, namely a non-homogeneous mass containing mottled densities corresponding to fat, epithelium and connective tissue. Such features have fancifully been described as a “slice of sausage” or a “cauliflower”. The borders are sharply circumscribed, but because of the abundant fat content they can be difficult to palpate… CONTINUE READING