Published: 2017-05-27

Tubulo- lobular carcinoma: a rare mixed invasive carcinoma of breast

V. Sri Lakshmi Priya, Priavadhana Rajan Prasaad


Tubulo-lobular carcinoma is a rare variant of invasive carcinoma of breast, exhibiting the features of both tubular and lobular component. It accounts for about 1% of mammary carcinomas. Study report a case of 39-year-old female with lump in the left breast for 6 months. Histopathologically it was diagnosed as tubulo-lobular carcinoma of breast. Hence histopathology plays an important role in diagnosis and treatment of mammary carcinomas.


Apocrine changes, Lobular carcinoma, Tubular carcinoma

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