Hamartoma of the breast

Aust N Z J Surg. 1991 Sep;61(9):713-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.1991.tb00329.x.


A case of hamartoma of the breast is reported and the literature reviewed. The clinical, radiological and pathological features of this rare condition are discussed, together with the difficulties in diagnosis. Familiarity with this lesion should enable it to be recognized more frequently in future.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Breast Neoplasms* / diagnosis
  • Breast Neoplasms* / pathology
  • Breast Neoplasms* / surgery
  • Female
  • Hamartoma* / diagnosis
  • Hamartoma* / pathology
  • Hamartoma* / surgery
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged