comedocarcinoma


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comedocarcinoma

a malignant tumor of the mammary ducts.
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Essentially no glandular differentiation, composed of solid sheets, cords, or single cells; comedocarcinoma with central necrosis surrounded by papillary, cribriform, or solid masses Table 4.
The difference between the two sets of results reflects, we believe, that the pathologically 'benign' form of DCIS shows angiogenesis in only 30% of cases, whereas comedocarcinoma shows angiogenesis in 75%, an observation that that might prove useful for stratifying DCIS for treatment purposes.
The ductal structures featured well-defined areas of central necrosis that resembled comedocarcinoma of the breast (figure).