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Case Report

Cytohistological correlation of early changes in spontaneously infarcted fibroadenoma—a rare case report

12 Jun 2012
HT Kamra, PA Gadgil, SA Chaware, AB Kolhe, PW Sakinlawar

Fibroadenoma is the most commonly diagnosed benign tumour in adolescents and young women but spontaneous infarction in fibroadenoma is rarely seen. We report here a case of spontaneously infracted fibroadenoma in a 20 year old unmarried female without history of trauma or previous fine needle aspiration. It is important to recognize this entity because microscopic findings in an infarct are influenced by the duration of the infarct and on cytology it mimics mastitis, duct ectasia and even carcinoma.

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