Hormone Receptor Expression in Non Cancer Breast Lesions


Hormone Receptor Expression in Non Cancer Breast Lesions


Arcot Rekha, Vimal Chander, Arihanth Ravichandran, Chitra S

Saveetha medical College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Thandalam.


Background Estrogen receptors (ER), Progesterone receptors (PR) expression is seen in non cancer breast lesions like juvenile fibroadenomas and phyllodes tumor.

Materials and Methods This is a prospective study on a study population that comprised fibroadenomas and phyllodes tumor.

Results While a few studies indicate that ER/PR expression correlates with a more benign outcome ,we did not see the same in our population. Ki 67 proliferation was greater in the stromal component of phyllodes tumours,compared to fibroadenomas.


Keywords: Fibroadenoma; Phyllodes tumour; Estrogen; Progesterone receptors; Ki67


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Arcot Rekha, Vimal Chander, Arihanth Ravichandran, Chitra S. Hormone Receptor Expression in Non Cancer Breast Lesions. International Journal of Case Reports, 2020; 4:180. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2020-11-0105


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