Pure hibernoma of the breast: insights about its origins.


Hibernomas are rare benign tumors composed of cells reminiscent of brown adipose tissue. In the mammary gland, hibernomas are extraordinary rare, with only 4 cases reported previously. We report the fifth case in a 37-year-old woman who presented with a slowly growing mobile mass in her right breast. A 2.2 cm well-circumscribed lobulated mass was completely… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2011.01.004


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@article{PadillaRodrguez2012PureHO, title={Pure hibernoma of the breast: insights about its origins.}, author={Alvaro Lezid Padilla-Rodr{\'i}guez}, journal={Annals of diagnostic pathology}, year={2012}, volume={16 4}, pages={288-91} }