By Rosemary R. Millis (auth.)

The goal of this atlas is to demonstrate the big variety of histological appearances that are obvious in brea. st biopsies and mastectomy specimens. An try out has been made to incorporate photomicrographs displaying the extra traditional appearances in addition to the various strange styles encountered in most typical lesions of the breast. furthermore many of the rarer types of mammary pathology were illustrated, occasionally broadly, the place this used to be thought of very important within the differential prognosis and the place photomicrographs of excellent caliber have been to be had. many of the low energy photomicro­ graphs lack element yet were retained as they illustrate vital microanatomical or architectural styles. nearly all of the photomicrographs are of histological arrangements stained with haematoxylin and eosin, buta few distinctive stains were used to demonstrate convinced particular positive factors. in basic terms occasional pictures of gross specimens were incorporated. this can be notto belittle the significance of gross appearances: certainly micro­ scopic exam of any tissue must always be complemented through cautious naked-eye exam. a number of mammographic photographs have additionally been incorporated to demonstrate attribute styles. There aren't any photograph­ micrographs of cytological arrangements as those have been thought of open air the scope of this ebook and perfect atlases of mammary cytology exist already. it's was hoping thatthisatlaswill turn out beneficial to surgical pathologists and others attracted to the histological appearances of the breast. it isn't meant as a complete research of breast ailments, and information of scientific presentation and remedy have basically been pointed out briefly.

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The club-shaped structure, lower centre, is a frond infiltrated and expanded by lobular carcinoma cells. 14 Intraduct papilloma with pagetoid change. 13 , The covering epithelium is attenuated, and the papilla is packed with numerous spheroidal lobular carcinoma cells. 15 Papillary intraduct carcinoma. The fronds have very thin, vascular connective tissue septa, and are covered by epithelial cells piled up into several layers . The characteristic double cell layer of a benign papilloma is absent.

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