Glossary Term:

Title

intraductal papillomas

Phonetic

<b>in-</b>truh<b>-DUCK-</b>tul<b> pap</b>-uh-<b>LO</b>-muhs

Description

small, finger-like, non-cancerous growths in the breast ducts that may cause a clear or bloody nipple discharge. These are most often found in women 45 to 50 years of age. A woman who has had papillomas has a slightly increased risk of breast cancer. See also duct.