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apocrine carcinomas

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apocrine carcinoma

Digital cases

- JRC:4938 : Apocrine carcinoma of the breast.
- JRC:4939 : Apocrine carcinoma of the breast.
- JRC:4943 : Apocrine carcinoma of the breast.

Examples

- mammary apocrine carcinoma

  • Apocrine carcinoma of the breast (AC) is an uncommon, poorly characterized type of breast tumor.
  • AC is a distinct morphologic entity with a natural history similar to that of non-apocrine ductal carcinoma.

See also

- carcinomas

References

- Apocrine mammary carcinoma. A clinicopathologic study of 72 cases. Abati AD, Kimmel M, Rosen PP. Am J Clin Pathol. 1990 Oct;94(4):371-7. PMID: 2171320