Benign breast conditions can also cause lumps. One of these conditions is intraductal papilloma. An intraductal papilloma is a small, benign tumor that forms in a milk duct in the breast. These tumors are made of gland and fibrous tissue as well as blood vessels.
A year-old woman presented with a lump in the right breast at baseline mammographic evaluation. The patient denied any associated symptoms. Her background revealed no significant family history or personal history of breast cancer.
Juvenile papillomatosis JP of the breast is a relatively common benign localized proliferative lesion in the breast. Patients present with a firm, well-defined, mobile mass often in the periphery of the breast. There is usually no nipple discharge. Juvenile papillomatosis is a papillary proliferation of the ductal epithelium which partly fills up smaller ducts and distends them to a degree.