Late recurrence of ductal carcinoma in situ at the cutaneous end of surgical drainage following total mastectomy.

@article{Finkelstein1993LateRO,
  title={Late recurrence of ductal carcinoma in situ at the cutaneous end of surgical drainage following total mastectomy.},
  author={Sydney D. Finkelstein and Raymond Sayegh and W. R. Thompson},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={1993},
  volume={59 7},
  pages={410-4}
}
A 40-year-old woman underwent upper outer quadrantectomy breast biopsy which revealed extensive intraductal carcinoma, predominantly comedocarcinoma type, with high nuclear grade. Involved ducts were transected at the edge of the biopsy. Total mastectomy with low axillary lymph node dissection was performed 2 weeks later, showing residual intraductal… CONTINUE READING