Ductal carcinoma in situ

Case contributed by Guilherme Pioli Resende


Patient referred for mammography exam, without additional complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Sparse fibroglandular breasts with pleomorphic microcalcifications grouped at the union of the upper quadrants of the right breast.


Stereotaxic marking procedure before segmentectomy.


Radiographic image of the resected anatomical specimen showing pleomorphic microcalcifications inside.

Case Discussion

Anatomical specimen obtained from segmentectomy was submitted to anatomopathological evaluation, confirming the diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Ana Karina de Ataíde Feitosa M.D.

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