Mucinous carcinoma is an invasive type of cancer that begins in an internal organ that produces mucin, the primary ingredient of mucus. The abnormal cells inside this type of tumor are floating in the mucin, and the mucin becomes a part of the tumor. This rare type of cancer can occur in any part of the body that produces mucin.
Metrics details. Invasive lobular carcinomas ILC of breast typically demonstrate intracytoplasmic mucin. The tumor cells showed ductal-like cytoplasmic MUC1 staining, but were negative for MUC2 and other mucin gene markers.
A case of year-old female with an invasive lobular carcinoma with extracellular mucin is presented. She felt palpable mass in her left breast. Then, she came to our hospital for further examination.
Intracellular mucin has been classically described in lobular carcinoma, frequently leading to signet-ring cell morphology. However, extracellular mucin production is usually a feature of ductal carcinoma. We report a case of ILC with extracellular mucin production. A year-old woman presented with a palpable mass in the left breast.
Mucinous carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that primarily develops in the breast. This form of breast cancer tends to be less aggressive, and the outlook is often good. It usually develops in women over 60and it is extremely rare in men.
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More thanAmerican women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Breast cancer accounts for more than 30 percent of all cancers found in women.
Mucinous breast carcinoma is an uncommon form of breast cancer that has a good prognosis compared to the common invasive ductal carcinoma. It is also known as mucinous carcinoma of the breastand colloid carcinoma of the breast. Breast - Mucinous ductal carcinoma in situ with mucin extravasation - low power. Compare the profile of the involved gland to the examples above.
What is mucinous breast cancer? Further support. Mucinous breast cancer is a rare type of breast cancer.
Mucinous breast carcinoma MC is a special type of breast cancer that presents with a large amount of extracellular mucin. This type of tumor has a better prognosis and higher incidence in peri- and post-menopausal patients. Pathologically, there are two main subtypes of MC: pure and mixed. In this study, we describe 10 years of experience with MC at the Zhejiang Cancer Hospital in China, specifically, clinical data, histological findings and immunohistochemical features.