Lymph node metastases from invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

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A patient with a multicentric carcinoma breast gets axilla ultrasound

Patient Data

Gender: Female

A panoramic ultrasound image of the right breast shows a multifocal carcinoma with three distinct sites.

Lymph nodes seen on axilla ultrasound. 

Case Discussion

Breast cancer confirmed with needle biopsy. Both sets of nodes were positive for malignant cells on aspiration.

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Case information

rID: 21257
Case created: 12th Jan 2013
Last edited: 16th Feb 2016
Systems: Breast, Oncology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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