Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia with giant cells in the female breast. No association with neurofibromatosis?

M Zámecník, V Dubac
Ceskoslovenská Patologie 2011, 47 (2): 59-61
A simultaneous finding of pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia (PASH) and stromal multinucleated giant cells (MGC) in mammary tissue was previously observed in patients with type-1 neurofibromatosis, indicating that it can represent a morphologic marker for this syndrome. Here, we present PASH with MGC occurring in the left breast of a 39-years-old woman who does not have neurofibromatosis. This case, along with two additional ones reported previously, indicates that PASH with MGC in the female breast may not be associated with neurofibromatosis.

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