- Curt Schimmelbush
- Gerasime B. Phocas
- Joseph Colt Bloodgood
- Paul Reclus
- Paul Jules Tillaux
- Sir Astley Paston Cooper, 1st baronet
- Sir George Lenthal Cheatle
A disease characterised by multiple, benign cystic growths in the breast. The cysts are brown to blue, up to 5 mm in diameter, are filled with fluid showing through a smooth membrane lining. Occur in women. Onset between 30 and 35 years of age. The disturbance is caused by hyperplasia of the ductal epithelium and cystic dilatation of the ducts.
- A. P. Cooper:
Illustrations of the Diseases of the Breast. London, Longman, Rees & Co., 1829.
Cooper here refers to this condition as “hydatid disease”.
- P. Reclus:
La maladie kystique des mamelles.
Bulletin de la Société anatomique de Paris, 1883, 58: 428-433.
- C. Schimmelbusch:
Das Cystadenom der Mammae.
Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, Berlin, 1892, 44: 117-134.
- J. C. Bloodgood:
The pathology of chronic cystic mastitis of the female breast, with special consideration of the blue-dome cyst.
Archives of Surgery, Chicago, 1921, 3: 445-452. Senile parenchymatous hypertrophy of female breast.
Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Chicago, 1906, 3: 721-730.
Bloodgood’s theory of the causation of chronic mastitis.
- G. L. Cheatle, M. Cutler:
Cystipharous desquamative epithelial hyperplasia. (Chronic cystic mastitis, «maladie kystique des mammelles» or Reclus disease, benign cystic disease, senile parenchymatous hypertrophy [Bloodgood]-Schimmelbusch’s disease, fibroadenomatosis [Semb.]
In their: Tumours of the Breast. Their Pathology, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. London, Arnold, 1931.