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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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12/24/2017I had a core needle biospy done and said no malignancy and probably a breast hematoma. Under comments it said stromal fibros and adipose tissue. Mild patchy activity seen in cd 10, cd 45 and vimentim. All immunohistorchrmical profile and histopathic findings are in keeping with mammory hematoma. Everything is felt to be benigin. Ive reaf that cd 10 and 45 are tumor markers, mostly for lymphoma. Dr is going to remove lump after me keep asking. At first pathologist said wait 6 months for check but i asked her should i be concerned and now she said he favors her removing it. Should i ne concermed? Im freaking out to be honest.
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12/25/2017First, there is no way to do tumor markers using breast tissue from a biopsy. tumor markers are performed by doing blood tests. that said, lymphoma is not diagnosed by a biopsy of breast tissue either. it doesn't grow within the breast. re-read the report. a hematoma is merely a bruise-- collection of blood from an injury. does it instead say hamartoma? this is a solid mass within breast tissue that also is benign. hamartomas are surgically removed.

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