Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2000, Vol 16, Num, 3-4     (Pages: 059-062)

THE PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF ATYPICAL EPITHELIAL HYPERPLASIA IN INTRADUCTAL PAPILLOMAS OF THE BREAST

DEMİRHAN Beyhan 1, KAYNAK Pınar 1, BİLEZİKÇİ Banu 1, GÜNGEN Yücel 1, GÖKSEL Hüsnü A. 2

1 Başkent Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Patoloji Anabilim Dalı
2 Başkent Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı

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Intraductal papillomas may rarely contain areas of atypical epithelial hyperplasia and ductal carcinoma in situ. The information about clinical outcome of intraductal papillomas with features of atypical ductal hyperplasia-ductal carcinoma in situ is inadequate. In this study, 59 intraductal papilloma cases belonging to 55 patients were reviewed retrospectively according to archives records and slides. Atypical epithelial hyperplasia was observed in 12 of the fifty-nine intraductal papillomas (20 %). While two of the intraductal papilloma with atypical epithelial hyperplasia developed carcinoma on the same side (16 %), papilloma without atypia developing carcinoma was only 2%. In the patients who had followed-up, recurrence was 13 %. It was thought that intraductal papilloma with atypical epithelial hyperplasia related to recurrence and carcinomatous transformation.

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