The tumor has no capsule, isn’t well-circumscribed and doesn’t have a clear, expansile border. The tumor invades the skin and surrounding parenchyme and fat tissue.
Diagnosis: Carcinoma of the breast
- Genetic predisposition
- Increases after 30 years
- Positive family history
The most important in patho 1 is to know the characteristics of malignant tumors compared to benign ones, i.e.:
- Not encapsulated
- Poorly circumscribed
- No expansile border
- Can metastasize
A special feature of breast carcinoma is that it causes retraction of the skin. The tumor is firm and palpable due to the desmoplastic neostroma.
56. Fibroadenoma of the breast (repetition)
58. Mastitis carcinomatosa