Ductal carcinoma in situ

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende

Presentation

Patient referred for mammography exam, without additional complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
mammography

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

mammography

Stereotaxic marking procedure before segmentectomy.

Photo

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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