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Mucocele-like lesion



Note typical pattern of luminal granular calcification 'A'. Also periductal stromal calc 'B'. In 'C' & 'D' the mucoid secretion has escaped from the duct giving the mucocele. Note further calcification ('C') here.
'Mouse-over' for closer view of 'A' & 'B'


Mucocele-like lesion


Another area from the same lesion with pools of mucin, predominantly within stroma. 'Mouse over' for detail. Care must be taken not to miss a mucinous carcinoma and levels should be cut
Mucocele-like lesion

See also Mucinous carcinoma


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