VOLUME 34 - NUMBER 5-6 - 2013

Hamartoma of the breast in a young woman. Case report

  • Vergine M., Scipioni P., Santucci E., Colangelo M., Livadoti G., De Meo D., Maturo A., Monti M.
  • Clinical practice, 161-163
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  • Hamartoma is a benign tumor-like malformation characterized by a focal mixture of mature cells and tissues normally present in affected area. The hamartoma of the breast is rare. We report a case in an asymptomatic young woman coming to our attention for a left breast lesion detected by ultrasound screening.

  • KEY WORDS: Hamartoma - Breast - Surgery.