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Journal of Breast Disease 2020;8(2): 129-133. doi: https://doi.org/10.14449/jbd.2020.8.2.129
Myoid Hamartoma of the Breast: A Case Report
Nah Ihm Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Min Ho Park, M.D., Ph.D.1, Ji Shin Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pathology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea
1Department of Surgery, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea
Corresponding Author: Ji Shin Lee ,Tel: +82-61-379-7072, Fax: +82-61-379-7079, Email: jshinlee@hanmail.net
Received: June 1, 2020    Revised: August 15, 2020    Accepted: August 30, 2020
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Breast hamartoma is a rare benign tumor that comprises lobular breast tissues with various admixtures of fibrous, fibrocystic, and adipose tissue. Hamartoma accounts for 0.7%-5.0% of all benign breast tumors. Myoid hamartoma is an extremely rare variant of mammary hamartoma characterized by the presence of smooth muscle component. Herein, we report a case of myoid hamartoma showing irregular margins and microcalcifications with a literature review.
Keywords: Breast | Histopathology | Myoid hamartoma
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