Case Report

Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma with Osseous Differentiation: A Case Report

Authors: Jeffrey M. Pollock, MD, Allan Green, MD, Cynthia Donnell, MD, Donna Lynn Dyess, MD, J Allan Tucker, MD

Abstract

Metaplastic breast carcinoma is a rare entity with the distinguishing feature of having epithelial and mesenchymal tissue types incorporated within one tumor. This is a case report of a patient found to have a rare metaplastic breast carcinoma with prominent osseous differentiation. Radiologic and pathologic correlation is provided.


Key Points


* Metaplastic breast carcinoma is a rare form of breast cancer with a variety of presentations dependent on the tissue subtypes incorporated within the lesion.

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