Table of ContentsMedical Knowledge
Cite this page: Cytology/Competency Assessment - Anatomy, Embryology and Physiology. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/breastcytcompanatomy.html. Accessed November 23rd, 2017.
- Become familiar with the normal anatomy and histology of the breast, particularly the presence of myoepithelial cells within normal breast tissue
- Become familiar with the physiologic changes which occur in breast tissue during the menstrual cycle and pregnancy, and the observed histologic (and therefore cytologic) changes which result
- Miscellaneous Findings
- Become familiar with the potential of other structures and conditions which may present as masses within the breast, including intramammary lymph node and hamartoma of the breast