Matrix-producing carcinoma of the breast: Case report with radiographical and cytopathological features

Tetsuya Murata, Shinji Ihara, Hiroya Kato, Kenji Tanigawa, Takashi Higashiguchi, Takazumi Imai, Tom Matsushita, Kazuyoshi Nakamura, Tsuyoshi Nakayama, Taizo Shiraishi, Takuya Moriya

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Abstract

A case of matrix-producing carcinoma (MPC), which is a unique variant of breast cancer, is described with cytopathological and radiographical findings. A 75-year-old female presented with a palpable mass in her right breast. After confirmation of the cytopathological diagnosis, the patient received a right mastectomy with ipsilateral axillary lymph node dissection. The histopathological examination revealed MPC. The Union Internationalis Contra Cancrum postoperative clinical stage was IIB. The patient is well and without disease 18 months after the surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)824-828
Number of pages5
JournalPathology International
Volume48
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-1998

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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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Murata, T., Ihara, S., Kato, H., Tanigawa, K., Higashiguchi, T., Imai, T., Matsushita, T., Nakamura, K., Nakayama, T., Shiraishi, T., & Moriya, T. (1998). Matrix-producing carcinoma of the breast: Case report with radiographical and cytopathological features. Pathology International, 48(10), 824-828. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1827.1998.tb03844.x