Case of the month - March 2007
- 50 year old female - excision biopsy of 5mm focus of screen-detected DCIS
Medium power view (x 20) showing high grade DCIS with coarse luminal calcs
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Low power overview (x 4) showing DCIS and calcs
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Labels 'A' show the site of a recent core biopsy
Inset shows a foreign body giant cell reaction related to this
High power view of image above.
'A' = foreign body giant cell reaction
'B' = needle biopsy reaction
'C' = focus of possible microinvasion
- What are the main features in this biopsy?
- Are there any additional stains that might help you with the diagnosis?
- What is your diagnosis?