Parenchymal leiomyoma of the breast. Report of a case and clinicopathological review.

@article{Tamir1995ParenchymalLO,
  title={Parenchymal leiomyoma of the breast. Report of a case and clinicopathological review.},
  author={Gabriel Tamir and Ilia V Yampolsky and Judith Sandbank},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={88-9}
}
We describe a 42-year-old woman with a solid breast mass of smooth muscle cell origin. Breast leiomyoma is an extremely rare benign tumour, with only 11 cases reported thus far. Various explanations have been offered with regard to its origin, such as hamartoma, embryonal migration from the nipple tissue, multipotent mesenchymal cells or the presence of myoepithelial cells originating from the breast ducts. The differential diagnosis for breast leiomyoma usually includes benign fibrous breast… CONTINUE READING

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