The Dye-injection Microdochectomy for Intraductal Papilloma of the Breast

Yong Lai Park, Won Kil Pae
1998 Journal of Korean Breast Cancer Society  
Intraductal papillary tumors of the breast exhibit bloody discharge with often no evidence of a palpable tumor, making discrimination between benign and malignant lesions sometimes difficult for pathologists and surgeons. So the technique used in removing the offending ductal system should be fuUy diagnostic, adequately therapeutic and cosmetically. Microdochectomy has been accepted treatment for intraductal papilloma of the breast. We perfomled dye-injection microdochectomy on intraductal
more » ... loma of the breast in 15 patients. This procedure utilizes lacrimal probe and 24·gauge medicut that are gently advanced into the offending duct and me1hylene blue dye is injected 10 outline the involved duct for easy dissection through a circumareolar incision. Because we could perfonn dye-injection micrcx1ochectomy safely. rapidly and effectively. we think that this procedure is standard treatment of intraductal papilloma of the breast. (Korean J of Breast Cancer 1998;1:33-38)
doi:10.4048/jkbcs.1998.1.1.33 fatcat:v6f57bra3benjbypa7majshyau