Cylindroma of the Breast of Skin Adnexal Type. A Study of 4 Cases

D. Nonaka, J. Rosai, Dominic Spagnolo, S. Fiaccavento, M. Bisceglia

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    Abstract

    Four cases of solitary cylindroma of the breast of skin adnexal type are described. The tumors were morphologically and immunophenotypically identical to their dermal counterparts. They arose in close proximity to the nipple, such as the retroareolar area of the breast and in intimate association with the lactiferous ducts, suggesting an origin from the latter structures. One case occurred in a woman with hereditary multiple cylindromatosis (Brooke-Spiegler syndrome). This is the second reported case of this hereditary syndrome with extracutaneous manifestations and the first case in which the breast is involved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1070-1075
    JournalAmerican Journal of Surgical Pathology
    Volume28
    Issue number8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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