Scirrhous carcinoma (breast)

Last revised by Tim Luijkx on 7 Mar 2018

Scirrhous carcinoma of the breast is a pathological subtype of breast cancer. It is a subtype of invasive ductal carcinoma not otherwise specified and presents as a hard lump. The proportion of pathologic lymph node metastasis among scirrhous carcinomas is significantly higher than that among carcinomas of other histological types 2.

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