Intracystic carcinoma (breast)

Intracystic carcinoma of the breast refers to a breast cancer located within a cyst

Epidemiology

They represent ~0.2-1.3% of all breast cancers.

Pathology

Often they tend to represent papillary breast cancer 2:


Breast imaging and pathology
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Article Information

rID: 15771
System: Breast
Section: Pathology
Tag: stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intracystic carcinoma of breast
  • Intracystic breast carcinoma
  • Intracystic breast cancer
  • Intra-cystic breast cancer
  • Intracystic breast malignancy

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