Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia

PASH = PseudoAngiomatous Stromal Hyperplasia

  • Presents as a distinct mass, area of thickening of breast tissue, or as an incidental finding
  • Biopsy is necessary to confirm diagnosis
  • Excision with negative margin (ie. 1 mm) is treatment – recurrence rate is low (7%) and no further treatment necessary
  • There are findings on mammogram and ultrasound by biopsy is needed for diagnosis.