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a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe

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The second biological principle which explains why induced abortion increases the risk of breast cancer risk concerns the protective role a full-term pregnancy plays by maturing a woman's breast lobules into Types 3 and 4, which are much more resistant to carcinogens.
C, Negative p16 staining in paired, benign breast lobules.
41) Diagnosis is made on core biopsy with histology revealing non-caseating, non-infectious granulomas within the breast lobules.
Sclerosing adenosis is a benign condition of the breast in which extra tissue develops within the breast lobules.
Although macroscopically the tumour is well-circumscribed, there may be foci of invasion in the surrounding breast tissue composed of intricate vascular channels surrounding and invading the breast lobules.
Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is a granulomatous inflammation of the breast lobules of unknown aetiology.
Haematoxylin and eosin stained four-micron sections showed a well circumscribed tumor composed of hyperplastic acini retaining the configuration of normal breast lobules (Fig.
Male breasts have the same ducts as women, but men do not have developed breast lobules where milk is produced in adult women and where lobular breast carcinoma arises.