Download Citation on ResearchGate | Carcinoma mucinoso de mama: Un análisis de casos apareados | Mucinous carcinoma (MC) of the breast is an. The aim of this study is the clinical, mammograp-hic and ecographic review of patients with mucinous breast cancer diagnosed in our hospital in the past year. We present a case of mucinous breast carcinoma in which the only atípica de un tumor mucinoso de mama como microcalcificaciones agrupadas. Radiología .

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The classic mammographic finding is a rounded, well-circumscribed mass. Metastases to the breast from extramamary carcinomas.

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Microcalcifications are not common, and when they occur, rarely represent psammomatous calcifications, most times associated with the presence of peripheral component of DCIS 6,16, The present essay is aimed at describing the most characteristic imaging findings of mucinous carcinoma of the breast, with emphasis on the patterns related to better prognosis. In children, rhabdomyosarcoma is the tumor most commonly associated with breast metastasis 8.

Clusters of tumor cells. Gynecologic cancers metastatic to the breast. Log in Sign up. Calcification can be rare in pure mucinous types. We report a new case of metastasis to the breast from an adenocarcinoma carcinoka the colon, and review the cases reported in the literature. Fine-needle aspiration cytology suggested a metastatic mucosecretor carcinoma of intestinal origin.

IDC Type: Mucinous Carcinoma of the Breast

A year-old woman was diagnosed in with an adenocarcinoma of the right colon, and a right hemicolectomy was performed. The surgical treatment of a secondary breast tumor should be both diagnostic and palliative.


Fewer than 10 cases have been reported in the literature 1, Table I. Its clinical incidence varies from 0. Rev Esp Enferm Dig ; The most common primary tumor is a contralateral breast carcinoma, followed by leukemia, melanoma, lymphoma, and ovary, lung and stomach cancer 2,8.

Mucinous carcinoma of the breast — sometimes called colloid carcinoma — is a rare form of invasive ductal carcinoma cancer that begins in the milk duct and spreads beyond it into nearby healthy tissue.

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Only rarely are they multiple or bilateral lesions 8. Female, year-old patient with pure MMC.

Typically, colorectal carcinomas are positive for CK20, whereas this is exceptional in primary breast carcinoma 10, Mixed MCB has a more aggressive behavior. Mammography showed an ill-defined asymmetric focal dense image with microcalcifications Fig.

Acta Path Microbiol Scand ; Thank you for updating czrcinoma details. Mediolateral, oblique mammographic view carconoma microlobulated ovoid nodule at the junction of the medial quadrants of the right breast. The presence of mucin results in a low-density and relatively well-defined lobular mass. Cellularity as well as the amount of mucin has large variation among mucinous tumors.

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Mixed mucinous tumors may exhibit lower ADC values, similarly to other breast cancer subtypes. Mastectomy was selected in view of the lesion’s size. Breast neoplasm; Mucinous carcinoma; Mammography; Ultrasonography; Magnetic resonance imaging.


J Clin Pathol ; Chemotherapy was started using 5-fluorouracil not associated with mucinosp acid due to intoler-ance to this carcunoma. Generally, radical operation should be avoided unless needed for palliation. In mucinous carcinoma, however, mucin becomes part of the tumor and surrounds the breast cancer cells.

Clusters of tumor cells in mucinous secretion surround a duct. Color mapping of wash-in B and kinetic curve C showing slight enhancement at the early phase with progressive enhancement pattern.

Sonographically, mixed cystic and solid components, distal enhancement, and microlobulated margins are commonly found in mucinous carcinomas. Mucinous carcinoma of the breast in comparison with invasive ductal carcinoma: Metastases to the breast are very rare. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. Scroll to see all images: Immunohistochemical differentiation between primary adenocarcinomas of the ovary and ovarian metastases of colonic and breast carclnoma.

Pathology Outlines – Mucinous / colloid carcinoma

Gelatinous or jelly-like cut surface. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Sonographic appearance of mucinous carcinoma of the breast.

Homogeneity on sonography is associated with the pure type of MCB, in which margins are usually mucinowo defined, and the tumor is iso-echogenic relative to the fat surrounding kama breast tissue on ultrasound.

The case presented in this report had an unusual mammographic appearance, due to the presence of microcalcifications.