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Breast Nodular Fasciitis

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Neoplastic Process


A self-limiting, rapidly growing, non-encapsulated benign neoplasm that arises from the breast. It has been described in both the subcutis and parenchyma of the breast. It occurs most frequently in the upper-outer quadrant. It is composed of fibroblastic/myofibroblastic cells. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVBreast Nodular Fasciitis

Professional guidelines


Russell DH, Montgomery EA, Susnik B
Adv Anat Pathol 2022 Sep 1;29(5):309-323. Epub 2022 Jul 12 doi: 10.1097/PAP.0000000000000353. PMID: 35838633
Magro G
Surg Pathol Clin 2018 Mar;11(1):91-121. Epub 2017 Dec 9 doi: 10.1016/j.path.2017.09.005. PMID: 29413661

Recent clinical studies


Lin W, Bao L
BMC Womens Health 2022 Mar 3;22(1):54. doi: 10.1186/s12905-022-01631-2. PMID: 35241055Free PMC Article
Hayashi H, Nishikawa M, Watanabe R, Sawaki M, Kobayashi H, Shibata A, Kikumori T, Nagasaka T, Imai T
Breast Cancer 2007;14(3):337-9. doi: 10.2325/jbcs.14.337. PMID: 17690516

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