Metaplastic carcinoma of the breast

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Mammography demonstrates a fairly well defined dense lesion with microlobulated borders. No spiculation, architectural distortion or underlying microcalcification.


Targeted breast US demonstrates a round, solid mass with homogeneous echogenicity and microlobulated margins.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: metaplastic carcinoma of the breast (path proven).

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Case information

rID: 9084
Case created: 16th Mar 2010
Last edited: 3rd Feb 2018
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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