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Case of the month - August 2006



History - 50 year old female - clinical carcinoma left breast - core biopsies:



Low power view of core biopsies



High power view of core biopsies



Further views of core biopsies showing pleomorphic cells with foamy cytoplasm and central nuclei with some prominent nucleoli


    Points to consider:

  • What are the main features in this biopsy?
  • What is your differential diagnosis?
  • What additional stains etc would you request?


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