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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|11/1/2006||I had a excision biopsy last week with the following pathologic diagnosis: LEFT BREAST (EXCISION BIOPSY) FIBROADENOMATOID MASTOPATHY, NEGATIVE FOR ATYPICAL EPITHELIAL CHANGES CODE 2. THE STROMA IN THE AREA SHOWS HYTERTROPHIC COLLAGEN DEPOSITION. Although I know this was benign, this is my third "lumpectomy" since age 16 (I am now 36). I have two questions: how likely is it that I will continously have these lumps? and Second, what does the report mean?. I greatly appreciate your time to take my questions.|
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|11/1/2006||your body apparently wants to create fibroadenoma type tissue. benign but still a mass. no evidence of increased risk for breast cancer though in this pathology.|
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