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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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Rapid growth is characteristic. In most series, more than 80 percent of patients succumb within one year. A pure mucinous subtype carries a relatively good prognosis compared to maam adenocarcinomas: Typically there is no spiculation, microcalcification, or thickening of the skin.

Mucinous carcinoma [title] breast. J Surg Oncol ; Mammography showed an ill-defined asymmetric focal dense image with microcalcifications Fig.

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IDC Type: Mucinous Carcinoma of the Breast

Case 3 Case 3. MUC1 or low, Histopathology ; Within metastatic disease to the breast, colon cancer metastases are rare.

In addittion, the presence of intermediate signal on T2-weighted images suggests the mixed type of MMC. Alveolar and festoon patterns surrounded. The surgical treatment of a secondary breast tumor should be both diagnostic and palliative.

Six months after surgery our patient was admitted to hospital carciinoma poor-health conditions due to disseminated disease, and was referred to supportive care. Sometimes they may have partly faded or obscure margins. The first cases of breast metastasis from an adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum were reported by McIntosh in 4. Sign up for our Email Newsletters. Histopathological examination of the tumor revealed a mucinous adenocarcinoma, Dukes’ “C” stage.


Histological section at microscopy identifying mucinous tumor with a remarkable amount of mucin and little cellularity. A definitive histopathologic report confirmed metastases to the breast from a mucinous adenocarcinoma of intestinal origin, based on the presence of ductal in situ carcinoma, a umcinoso type pattern with “signet ring cells”, mucinowo an immunohistochemical study that was negative for estrogen and progesterone receptors, and GCDFP, and positive for CEA cell expression and cytokeratin 20 CK 20 Fig.

Images hosted on PathOut server: Fine-needle aspiration cytology suggested a metastatic mucosecretor carcinoma of intestinal origin.

On postcontrast images, benign-appearing kinetics with gradual and persistent enhancement is typical and so they can be easily mistaken for a benign lesion.

In one published report, 11 of 30 mucinous breast carcinomas showed cardinoma atypical hyperplasia and in situ ductal carcinoma. Under a microscope, it looks like the cancer cells are scattered throughout pools of mucinozo. Solitary breast metastasis from carcinoma of colon.

Mucinous carcinoma of the breast: a case report and review of the literature.

The greater the amount of mucin, the better the prognosis is 6. 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.

Check for errors and try again. Generally, excision biopsy is the appropriate treatment and provides adequate local control. As times the lesion can be isoechoic to breast tissue on ultrasound which can make diagnosis difficult 3. The retroperitoneal mass was treated with radiotherapy. Mucinous Carcinoma of the Breast. At ultrasound, mucinous carcinomas often display mixed echogenicity with mixed solid and cystic components. Diagnosis and natural history of extramammary tumors metastatic to the breast.


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Because mucinoao different patterns of mammogram and ultrasound, both should be performed in all cases of MCB and in some equivocal cases breast MRI is of great value. Normally, mucus lines most of the inner surface of our bodies, such as our digestive tract, lungs, liver, and other vital organs.

A core biopsy specimen usually gives a gelatinous appearance. Overall the tendency to metastasize is less than for other types of cancer e. Metastases to the breast: The mucin to cell ratio can vary from lesion to lesion.

Metastatic tumors to the breast from colon adenocarcinoma are very rare. Grimelius staining an agryophilic silver stain denotes neuroendocrine differentiation. Frozen biopsy revealed metastasis to the breast from a mucosecretor adenocarcinoma with “signet ring cells” possibly of colonic origin.