Histopathological Classification of Benign Lesions

  • Felipe Luzzatto


The majority of benign mammary lesions have their atypical or malignant variant. On certain occasions, the differentiation by the pathologist is difficult, as the histopathological analysis must follow strict diagnostic criteria. The unprecise benign characterization of mammary lesions may lead to inadequate clinical-surgical follow-up and consequently the progression of locoregional disease, causing definitive sequels for patients. The differential diagnosis between benign lesions from malignant neoplasms is fundamental to the appropriate clinical-surgical indication.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Felipe Luzzatto
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  1. 1.PathologyLZ PathologyPorto AlegreBrazil

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