Case Report| Volume 4, ISSUE 3, P210-211, August 2003

Metaplastic Breast Cancer

  • Melanie C. Smitt
    Address for correspondence: Melanie C. Smitt, MD, Stanford University, Department of Radiation Oncology, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 Fax: 510-745-6469
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, CA
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      A case of metaplastic breast cancer in a patient with a history of infiltrating ductal carcinoma is presented, including representative mammographic and pathologic findings. The correlation between coarse calcifications on mammography and heterologous osseous elements on histologic review is noted. A brief summary of the typical clinical and pathologic features, as well as clinical studies relating to metaplastic breast cancer, are presented.

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