Tubular carcinoma left breast

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger


Routine screening in a 70 year old female

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

Normal screening study two years ago. 

The newest study shows an abnormality in the left breast.

Case Discussion

This case shows what the majority of tubular carcinomas looks like in every day practice. These are invariably small dense spiculated lesions in the breast in elderly patients. The lesions typically have spiculations and are small and rounded. 

On ultrasound the lesions typically are rounded and spiculated.


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Case information

rID: 23587
Published: 25th Jun 2013
Last edited: 6th Dec 2015
System: Breast
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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