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- (ay'-po-krin meh"-tuh-play'-shuh) occurs when tubules of the breast change from their normal epithelium (tissue) to that of an apocrine sweat gland. These cells are elongated and pathologists call these growths "snouts".
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- Duct Ectasia, Gynecomastia, lumpectomy, mastectomy, metaplasia, Pseudogynecomastia