Radial Scar

(redirected from Infiltrating Epitheliosis)

ra·di·al scle·ros·ing le·sion

a variant of sclerosing adenosis of the breast with central scar formation and radiating hyperplastic ducts.
Synonym(s): radial scar
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Any of a group of breast lesions which can mimic invasive carcinoma by physical exam, radiology, gross exam and microscopic exam. The lesions are small, stellate by gross and low-power microscopy and characterised by central fibrosis—usually with an elastotic core and varying amounts of epithelial proliferation and distortion. Microcalcifications can be seen
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(17) Some examples of nipple adenoma show entrapped, compressed ducts, typical of infiltrating epitheliosis. Rare cases are associated with superimposed, premalignant or malignant neoplastic changes, including so-called atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH), DCIS, and even superficial carcinoma.
The sclerotic central zone frequently shows infiltrating epitheliosis and, when that is present, some authors refer to the entire lesion as infiltrating epitheliosis.
Epitheliosis, infiltrating epitheliosis, and radial scar.
Revisiting infiltrating epitheliosis of the breast: a lost entity [abstract 177].