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The structure of the breast in mucoviscidosis
  1. A. Milford Ward
  1. Department of Pathology, University of Sheffield


    The histological appearances of the breast in a patient with mucoviscidosis are those of complete lobular agenesis. Ducts and ductules are well developed, and there is abundant fibrous tissue giving the breast a normal contour. The appearances are contrasted with those of gynaecomastia, and the aetiology is discussed.

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