Tuberous breast: Morphological study and overview of a borderline entity

Marco Klinger, Fabio Caviggioli, Francesco Klinger, Federico Villani, Erseida Arra, Luca Di Tommaso

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Results of the present study suggest that collagen deposition alterations can better explain breast parenchyma modifications. Histological features of male subjects support this theory. Additionally, the observation of two cases in male homozygous twins suggests the role of genetic influences.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-44
Number of pages3
JournalCanadian Journal of Plastic Surgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011


  • Breast
  • Breast diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Histocytochemistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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