Published: 2019-10-24

Carcinoma of breast with medullary features: a case report in 27 year old female

Krutika Patel, Vashudha M. Bhagat, Bhavna Gamit, Deepshikha Dave


Medullary carcinoma of breast is a rare variant of invasive ductal carcinoma of breast and its incidence is less than 5% of invasive breast carcinomas. These tumours tend to occur in younger women, with the average age reported to range from 42 to 52 years. Authors are presenting this case in a 27 years old female having single, large, well circumscribed mass in right breast for 6 months. Fine needle aspiration cytology report was proliferative lesion with atypia Histopathology report was given as carcinoma with medullary features. Immunohistochemistry showed Estrogen Receptor (ER), Progesterone Receptor (PR) and Her-2 neu negative. Authors are presenting this case of Medullary carcinoma of breast for being a specific histopathological subtype.


Breast cancer, Invasive ductal carcinoma, Medullary carcinoma

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