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2] These include all non-malignant conditions like fibroadenoma, fibrocystic disease, mastalgia, mammary duct ectasia, sclerosing adenosis, lactational adenoma, benign phyllodes tumour, intraductal papilloma, fibrous disease, blunt duct adenosis, calcification, breast abscess, lactational mastitis, puerperal mastitis, granulomatous lobular mastitis, fat necrosis, tuberculous mastitis, galactocele, gynaecomastia and lipoma.
In mammary duct ectasia (MDE), the periductal inflammation is the principal pathological expression.
Ultrasound of the breasts may reveal dilated subareolar ducts denoting mammary duct ectasia and in some cases can pick up the papilloma.