Sub-mammary adenoid tumour.

Patterson, Alexander, 1835-1909.

Journal : Glasgow Medical Journal ; vol. x.

Glasgow : Dunn & Wright, 1878.

Description : [1 l.] pl., [529]-530 p. ; ill.: 1 phot. ; 22 cm.

Photograph : mounted albumen.

Photographer : Bowman, James.

Subject : Breast — Benign tumors.

Notes :

The photograph displays what appears to be a fibroadenoma removed from the right breast of a 21 year-old maiden. Judging the tumor benign, Patterson waited a year before operating. The first bibliography of "true adenomas" of the breast was compiled by Samuel Weissell Gross (1837-1889) in 1880, who found only 18 cases in the literature — this paper was not one of them.

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