Human mucinous breast carcinomas and their lymph node metastases. A histological review of 247 cases.

@article{Rasmussen1985HumanMB,
  title={Human mucinous breast carcinomas and their lymph node metastases. A histological review of 247 cases.},
  author={Birgitte Bruun Rasmussen},
  journal={Pathology, research and practice},
  year={1985},
  volume={180 4},
  pages={377-82}
}
In a histologic reevaluation of 247 primary human mucinous breast carcinomas, 207 tumors fullfilled the criteria for further histopathological evaluation. The criteria for entrance in this survey are that at least 25% of the tumor consists of areas of extracellular mucin with small islands of solid epithelial tumor tissue floating in the mucin, and that the extracellular mucin should comprise at least 33% of the total tumor volume. The 247 carcinomas that have been further evaluated have been… CONTINUE READING