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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 83-85

Secretory carcinoma arising in radial scars of the breast: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400012, India
2 Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400012, India
3 Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400012, India

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Santosh Menon
Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.44974

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Radial scars or complex sclerosing lesions are common benign lesions in the breast with characteristic radiological and pathological features. The pathological diagnosis of carcinoma arising in this setting requires careful amalgamation of clinical, radiological and morphological details. Ancillary techniques like immunohistochemistry aid in the diagnosis. We report an unusual case of a secretory carcinoma arising in the background of a radial scar.


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