lactating adenoma

lac·tat·ing ad·e·no·ma

an uncommon adenoma of the breast composed of tubuloacinar structures with pronounced secretory changes such as are seen in pregnancy and lactation.
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Lactating adenoma is one of the breast tumours associated with pregnancy.
Lactating adenoma is a rare breast tumor, most often associated with pregnancy.
Lactating adenoma is a rare tumor and there are differing views on its histogenesis.
7) The present case measured 16cms in diameter and qualifies for the second largest reported case of lactating adenoma.
Rapid increase in size in a lactating adenoma can be due to infarction.
In summary we report a case of a lactating adenoma presenting as a giant breast mass.
Infarcted lactating adenoma presenting as rapidly enlarging breast mass.
Lactating adenomas present as small, well circumscribed, freely mobile masses during pregnancy or lactation.
There were 36 fibroadenomas, 12 cysts, 7 abscesses, 1 lactating adenoma, and 1 phylloides tumor.
One proved to be a lactating adenoma and the rest were fibroadenomas.
In a study of 91 benign breast pathologies in pregnant women, 70% were inflammatory/infective and 30% were benign focal masses: fibroadenomas (40%), lactating adenomas (30%), galactoceles (17%) and papillomas (2%).
Lactating adenomas are relatively uncommon breast tumours developing from the innermost layer of alveoli which is comprised of lactocytes.