Fibrocystic breast changes

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Fibrocystic breast changes, also fibrocystic changes (abbreviated FCC), are common changes in the breast and considered a normal finding.[1]

General

  • Really common - considered a normal finding.[1]
  • Benign.

Microscopic

Features:

  • Dilated glands - key change.
    • Glands normal: two cell layers present.
  • Often seen together with apocrine metaplasia.

Images

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 De Groot, LJ.; Beck-Peccoz, P.; Chrousos, G.; Dungan, K.; Grossman, A.; Hershman, JM.; Koch, C.; McLachlan, R. et al. Benign Breast Disease in Women. PMID 25905225.