blunt duct adenosis
blunt duct ad·e·no·sis
adenosis of the breast in which the ducts are enlarged but not increased in number.
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blunt duct adenosis (breast)An older term still in common use for a columnar cell lesion (the increasingly preferred term), a histologic finding characterised by the presence of columnar epithelial cells lining the terminal ductulo-lobular unit which, if accompanied by atypia, is termed flat epithelial atypia.
BDA (CCL) is often multifocal, occurs in women age 35–50, associated with microcalcifications and thus identified by mammography.
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