Lobular Breast Cancer : Common Problems in Diagnosing LCIS in Core Needle Biopsies

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Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) of the breast may exhibit a spectrum of morphologic growth patterns and may also colonize underl ying benign breast lesions. This diversity in appearance can create diagnostic challenges, especially in core needle biopsy specimens. Some LCIS variants may mimic ductal carcinoma in situ or invas ive carcinoma. Furthermore… (More)

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