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Case 159 - Discussion

Uploaded: 2010-11-22, Updated: 2010-11-22

 

Patient had a history of invasive lobular carcinoma of breast.

 

Metastatic Lobular Carcinoma of Breast

  • Interfollicular infiltration with preserved lymph node architecture

  • Desmoplasia may or may not be present

  • Tumor cells have round or slightly oval nuclei with open chromatin and a small nucleolus

  • Tumor cells may show intracytoplasmic lumen