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Dermatopathology: Practical & Conceptual January - March 2003
Contrary View: The breast is not an organ per se, but a distinctive region of skin and subcutaneous tissue: Part 2, Anatomy and Histology
A. Bernard Ackerman, M.D.
Hui C. Tsou, M.D
Geoffrey J. Gottlieb, M.D.
Tibor Gyorfi, M.D.
Anatomy of the breast
Microscopic anatomy (histology)
In sum and in short, embryologically, anatomically, and histologically, the breast is as much skin and subcutaneous fat as any other part of the integument and of tissue beneath it.
From the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology where Dr. Gyorfi was a fellow, Dr. Tsou is a fellow, Dr. Gottlieb and Dr. Ackerman are co-directors.
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