Ductal carcinoma in situ and infiltrating ductal carcinoma - multifocal

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Diagnostic mammogram left breast. Palpable mass laterally in the left breast.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

19 mm solid lesion lateral in the left breast was confirmed on ultrasound and biopsy confirmed IDC. A smaller solid IDC focus is seen deep to the larger lesion.

Case Discussion

This patient had  a palpable mass lateral in the left breast. The density far lateral in the left breast was a palpable IDC. A second smaller IDC is visible deeper to the first. Also demonstrated are multiple foci of DCIS calcification at sites in the breast. Typical DCIS calcifications.

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Case information

rID: 18659
Published: 17th Jul 2012
Last edited: 22nd Oct 2019
System: Oncology, Breast
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