NCI Definition: A benign papillary neoplasm that arises anywhere in the ductal system of the breast. It is characterized by fibrovascular structures lined by benign epithelial and myoepithelial proliferations. Intraductal breast papillomas are classified as central, when they arise in large ducts, or peripheral, when they arise in the terminal ductal lobular units. [1]

Disease Details

Papilloma of the Breast, Intraductal Papilloma of Breast, Breast Papilloma, Papilloma of Breast, Duct Papilloma of Breast, Intraductal Papilloma of the Breast, Ductal Breast Papilloma, Duct Papilloma of the Breast
Intraductal Papilloma
Central Breast Papilloma, Peripheral Breast Papilloma, Sclerosing Breast Papilloma, and Atypical Breast Papilloma


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 8. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.